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Santa Ana police fatally shoot man allegedly wielding sawed-off shotgun

September 28, 2012 |  5:15 am

Approximate location of incident shown in red

Santa Ana police officers shot and killed a man wielding a sawed-off shotgun late Thursday, authorities said.

The man’s name has not been released, and an investigation into the shooting is under way, police said.

Police reported that officers were called to the 400 block of East Wisteria Place about 10:40 p.m. They found a man with the shotgun and ordered him to drop it, officials said.

According to the report, an officer-involved shooting then occurred and the man was struck. He was taken to a hospital, where he died of his wounds.

No officers were injured in the incident.

There was no further information early Friday.


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