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Posted on: November 8, 2016



On November 6, 2016, at approximately 1:21 a.m., Fountain Valley Police Officers were on patrol in the area of Harbor Boulevard and Penguin Avenue when they were waved down by two pedestrians who indicated they had just been shot at. Officers conducted a search of the area and located a discarded firearm and spent casings. Officers also located a male, identified as Christopher Mendez (51) from Santa Ana. At this time, Mendez could not be positively tied to the shooting; however, he was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Narcotics Paraphernalia. The investigation is ongoing. Incident #16-45507.

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