[UPDATED with I.D.:] Edgar Omar Sura, OC Homicide No. 41: Gang Shooting Suspected

See the update at the end of this identifying the dead young man.

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ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 19, 11:20 A.M.: Calls of yelling and a man down at the Old Stonegate condominium complex in the 4800 block of Westminster Avenue in Santa Ana early today led police to the discovery of a dead man in his 20s who had been shot multiple times.

The homicide is believed to be gang related, according to the Santa Ana Police Department, which like its Anaheim counterpart is investigating several this year.

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The call came in before 1 a.m. and sent police to the side of the condo community that is near Rosita Place. A KABC/Channel 7 Eyewitness News report claims police believe the known gang member collapsed there after being shot riding his bicycle near La Bonita Avenue and 17th Street, abandoning his bike and running into Old Stonegate.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, police say.


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Gang and homicide detectives are trying to piece together what happened, and anyone with information that can help them is encouraged to call 714.245.8648.

UPDATE, OCT. 22, 1:41 P.M.: Police have identified the dead man as Edgar Omar Sura, 20, of Anaheim.

A reward of up to $50,000 is being offered for information that can lead to an arrest. Call the number for SAPD detectives at the end of the original post for more details.

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