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Police shoot robbery suspect; 2nd at large

Santa Ana Police responded to a reported robbery in progress on the 2400 block of West La Verne in Santa Ana Tuesday.

May 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Santa Ana Police responded to a reported robbery in progress on the 2400 block of West La Verne Ave. in Santa Ana Tuesday.Upon arrival at the scene, officers witnessed the two suspects and gave chase during a brief foot pursuit.

One officer fired his gun and struck a suspect in the leg or foot. That suspect was taken into custody, then transported to a local hospital.

The second suspect ran away. Police set up a perimeter around the area while the searched for the suspect.

The incident stemmed from a reported street robbery in front of Diamond Elementary School in Santa Ana.

At least one K-9 unit was on scene participating in the search.


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