Irvine: Murder Suspect Arrested By SWAT Team Following Standoff

07.04.2022 | 2:19 AM | IRVINE – A murder suspect was arrested by a SWAT team following a standoff, early Monday morning.

Officers responded to a text to 911 reporting that 39-year-old David Bohr had shot one of his roommates inside a home in the 0 block of Leda around 2:19 AM.

Through further text to 911 communications police learned that Bohr, one of four males that lived at the home, was heard arguing with another roommate when gunfire broke out.

Police surrounded the home before making entry and locating a deceased victim along with Bohr holding a gun to his head at the top of a flight of stairs.

A crisis negotiations and SWAT team responded to the location began communicating with Bohr while officials rescued the remaining occupants from the home using fire department ladders.

David Bohr, 39, of Irvine, was arrested and charged with murder following a SWAT standoff. Photo by Irvine Police Department.

Eventually Bohr surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody. He was charged with murder and expected to be booked into the Orange County Jail.

The identity of the deceased victim was withheld pending notification of their next of kin.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation but anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Nate Ridlon at (949) 724-7494.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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