Tustin: Reported Shooting Leaves One Dead In 7-Eleven Parking Lot

11.28.2023 | 9:00 PM | TUSTIN – One person was found dead in a 7-Eleven parking lot by authorities responding to a reported shooting, Tuesday night.

The shooting was reported near a 7-Eleven convenience store located in the 14400 block of Newport Avenue, near Walnut Avenue, around 9:00 PM.

When authorities arrived they located an male adult inside a pickup truck with obvious traumatic injuries.

Medics pronounced the victim deceased on scene while police established a crime scene surrounding the scene of the incident.

Police say a weapon was located inside the truck the victim was found in and that there are no suspicious circumstances or risk to the community.

Based on preliminary information police suspect the injuries sustained by the male victim were self-inflicted.

Junior Martinez

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