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Man wounded after officer-involved shooting in Santa Ana

John Berry Horton, 43, was injured in an officer-involved shooting in the 3600 block of West Morningside Avenue in Santa Ana on Friday, Dec. 4, 2013.
January 4, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
An officer-involved shooting in Santa Ana left a man wounded early Friday morning.

The shooting happened in the 3600 block of West Morningside Avenue around 1:45 a.m.

Santa Ana police say officers were searching for a man with a gun when the male suspect confronted them. Officers ordered the suspect, identified as 43-year-old John Berry Horton, to drop his gun but he refused to comply and officers opened fire.

The 43-year-old parolee was taken to UCI Medical Center where he underwent surgery.

No officers were injured during the shooting. No information on Horton's condition was released but authorities say he is expected to survive.

Horton is a documented gang member.


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