GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA.com) — A man was shot to death in front of a Bank of America ATM, just hours after a woman was robbed and beaten in the same area.
The man was found dead on the ground by officers responding to a call of shots fired outside the Bank of America at 13952 Brookhurst Street just after 10 p.m. Sunday, Garden Grove police Sgt. Ray Bex said.READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
Witnesses said they heard gunshots and saw two men leave the ATM area of the bank in a silver or gray sport utility vehicle, Bex said.
The victim, whose identity was withheld pending notification of his family, was in his 30s.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns Sunday After Year Off Due To COVID-19
Strangely, the suspects did not take the victim’s money or mobile phone, police told CBS2’s Greg Mills.
About two hours earlier, a 50-year-old woman was robbed and assaulted on her way to the ATM at about 8:15 p.m., Garden Grove police Sgt. Brian Dalton said.
Police arrested a 46-year-old transient a short distance from the bank for assaulting the woman. Her money was recovered.MORE NEWS: Sunday Expected To Be Busiest Travel Day Of Thanksgiving Season At LAX
Investigator said the two incidents were not related.