California carjacking shootings kill four victims
February 19, 2013
A series of carjacking and shootings killed at least four people in Orange County Tuesday morning. [NBC LA]
Tustin police initially responded to a report of a carjacking and shots fired just off the 5 Freeway around 5:30 a.m. A gunman shot a bystander during the carjacking.
A second carjacking and shooting then occurred near the 55 Freeway, killing the carjacking victim.
Officers then found a third carjacking location, where a gunman had shot two carjacking victims, killing one and putting the other in critical condition.
Investigators also found the body of a woman who was shot and killed in her Ladera Ranch home.
Officers eventually found the suspect in a stolen vehicle in Orange. When stopped, the suspect shot and killed himself.
Tustin police and the California Highway Patrol responded to six different locations during the carjacking and shooting spree and are continuing to investigate the events.