[UPDATED with Victim I.D.:] Lamar Curtis Bell, OC Homicide No. 9: Shot Dead Outside Apartments

Categories: 2012 Homicides
UPDATE, MARCH 23, NOON: The man found shot to death in the walkway leading into Rancho Vista Apartment Homes near South Grand and West Lincoln avenues in Anaheim early Thursday has been identified as Lamar Curtis Bell, 33, of Anaheim.

A man that age named Lamar Bell of Anaheim performed as the rapper Medsac. The Weekly received a call this morning from someone confirming they are indeed the same Lamar Bells.

Police still do not know who shot Bell, and homicide detectives would like to hear from anyone who has knows anything that might help solve the mystery at 714.765.1900.

"What up this Medsac and im from Da Anaz and thats orange county.Im out here in these streets giving you da real about Hip HOP in OC," reads his Twitter bio.

The last tweet from that account was March 13: "if you got LOVE for me or my Music come show love and check my site out..... Let's turn it upppp."

In a previous tweet he wrote, "it's Crazy people don't even Know how HOT my MUSIC is!! But they will find out soon!!"

Watch Medsac "put down the shit" that is "The History of Anaheim":

ORIGINAL POST, MARCH 22, 1:02 P.M.: The pop of gunfire just after midnight this morning led to 9-1-1 calls from neighbors and a passing police officer who heard it to roll up to an apartment complex near South Grand and West Lincoln avenues in Anaheim. Police found a man in his 30s nursing at least one gunshot wound on the walkway leading into the apartments, and shortly after he arrived at a local hospital he was the Anaheim's second murder victim of the week.

At this hour, police do not know who shot the man, what led to the shooting or whether it was gang related.

That's where you come in. If you know anything that can help homicide investigators, call 714.765.1900.

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