Vidal Quevedo Identified as Man Shot Dead Outside Santa Ana Apartments: Update

Categories: 2014 Homicides

See the update at the end of this post identifying the victim and providing more details about the shooting.

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Caution tape like this went up outside the City Gardens Apartments.

ORIGINAL POST, MAY 6, 10:07 A.M.: Details are sketchy, but a man was shot to death outside a Santa Ana apartment complex early this morning.

Reports of shots fired around 2:30 a.m. sent Santa Ana police officers to the City Gardens Apartments in the 2900 block of North Bristol Street.

It was outside the complex where cops found the unidentified man who later died at a local hospital.

He appeared to be in his 30s, Santa Ana Police Department Commander Enrique Esparza told City News Service.

Courtesy of SAPD
Vidal Quevedo, R.I.P.

UPDATE, MAY 6, 12:51 P.M.: The Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) has identified the man shot outside City Gardens Apartments on North Bristol Street as Vidal Quevedo, 27, of Santa Ana.

"Witnesses heard 1-2 shots fired and two possible male suspects were observed running from the scene," reads an SAPD update sent this afternoon.

Quevedo was found with a gunshot wound to the upper torso in the north alley/parking lot of the apartment complex. He died from his injuries at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

Homicide detectives working the case ask anyone with information that can help them to call 714.245.8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers, which takes anonymous tips, at 1.855.TIP.OCCS.

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Adam De La Riva
Adam De La Riva

Of course you can expect this talk from a privileged south county boy.Jose O Maldonado

Jose O Maldonado
Jose O Maldonado

Oh please Judy, this is Santana you're talking about. Stop bashing the cops, that city is a cespool.

Judy Case
Judy Case

Wow! You mean someone other than the cops killed someone?!?!


You knew my cousin?


Ignorant people like you no longer anger me. I have sympathy for people like you who fail to grasp or comprehend the beauty in life and float aimlessly, what a waste of a potentially beautiful life. Hopefully one day you see the light


Fuck you! You insensitive prick. I hope no one ever says that about your inbred family. Pos

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