Santa Ana Police Seek Suspects, Witnesses in Fatal Attack

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SANTA ANA (CNS) - Santa Ana police today were investigating an attack on a man that proved to be fatal.

Officers were called at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday by a passerby who reported finding a man down on the sidewalk in the 1900 block of South Grand Avenue, according to Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department. The victim was “bleeding heavily from his head,'' Bertagna added.

The man was rushed in critical condition to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced brain dead and kept on life support as authorities attempt to track down his family, Bertagna said. The victim remains unidentified and police were looking for witnesses.

Anyone who has information relevant to detectives was asked to call 714-245-8390. Orange County Crime Stoppers will accept anonymous tips at 855-TIP-OCCS.

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