Man Murdered Outside Of Anaheim Apartment Complex

ANAHEIM (CBS) — Police are investigating the shooting death of a man outside of an Orange County apartment building.

The shooting happened just after midnight Thursday in the 100 block of South Grand Avenue of Anaheim.

A police officer in the area was the first to hear the shots around 12:20 a.m. and responded to the scene, Anaheim Police Department Sgt. Bob Dunn said.

“When he arrived here he found a male adult, suffering from at least one gunshot wound in the breezeway of the apartment complex,” Sgt. Dunn said.

The male victim  was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The deceased was identified Thursday as 33-year-old Lamar Curtis Bell of Yorba Linda.

Police say the crime scene was still active as of 5:35 a.m. Thursday with the investigation continuing through the morning. A white sedan was also towed from the scene as possible evidence.

A motive for the murder nor the victim’s identity have not been released by authorities. Detectives are working on a description of the suspect.

Anyone who may have information in the shooting should contact Anaheim police at (714) 765-1900.


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