California Department of Justice Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Santa Ana Under AB 1506

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Contact: (916) 210-6000,

**The information provided below is based on preliminary details regarding an ongoing investigation, which may continue to evolve**

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced that the California Department of Justice, pursuant to Assembly Bill 1506 (AB 1506), is investigating and will independently review an officer-involved shooting (OIS), involving the Anaheim Police Department (APD), that occurred in Santa Ana in Orange County on Tuesday. The OIS incident resulted in the death of one individual and reportedly occurred at the conclusion of a vehicle pursuit involving APD at approximately 10:00 p.m.

Following notification by local authorities, the California Department of Justice’s California Police Shooting Investigation Team for Southern California deployed to the scene of the OIS. Alongside other law enforcement partners, the California Department of Justice is investigating the incident. Once the investigation has been completed, it will be turned over to the California Department of Justice’s Special Prosecutions Section within the Criminal Law Division for independent review. More information on the California Department of Justice’s roles and responsibilities under AB 1506 is available here:

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