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Posted on: February 18, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Gang-Related Shooting at Taco Bell

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ANAHEIM, CA – On Tuesday February 16, 2016 just after 5:00 pm, Anaheim police officers responded to a call of a shooting in the parking lot of the Taco Bell in the 1600 block of W. Katella Avenue. Officers located a 22 year old male victim who suffered a single gunshot wound to the torso and was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigation revealed the victim was an employee of Taco Bell who was arriving at work to begin his shift. A male suspect confronted the victim about possible gang affiliation, shot him one time, and fled the scene. The victim does not have gang ties.

Late last night, personnel from the Anaheim Police Department Gang Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Fabian Joel Lopez, 27, of Huntington Beach. Lopez was arrested without incident during the service of a search warrant at a residence in Huntington Beach. Lopez was booked for attempted murder with gang enhancements. He is being held on $1,000,000 bail at Orange County Jail.

Booking Photo attached:

Arrest photo of Fabian Joel Lopez
Fabian Joel Lopez

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