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Man shot in the back near Santa Ana 7-Eleven

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man was hospitalized after being shot in the back hear a 7-Eleven in Santa Ana early Saturday morning.Police said the shooting occurred near the store at 2745 McFadden Ave. around 1: 30 a.m.

The victim told Santa Ana police that he was walking near the store when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot.

The 37-year-old was reportedly taken to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange with non life-threatening injuries.

Officers at the scene believed the shooting was gang-related.

A suspect description was not available.

City News Service contributed to this report.