Irvine, Calif. (October 26, 2019) – The Irvine Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority responded to a shooting at a residence on Bayleaf Lane in Irvine.
Today at approximately 5:45 a.m., Irvine Police responded to a report of an injured adult male in a residential neighborhood. Officers made contact with the male who reported being the victim of an assault at a residence on Bayleaf Lane. The victim advised there was another injured male adult inside the same residence. Officers entered the residence on Bayleaf Lane and located a second adult male who sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital and the gunshot victim was pronounced deceased. The other victim’s injuries are not life-threatening. The gunshot victim is not being named at this time, pending identification by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Coroner Division.
Investigators believe two male suspects met the victims at the Bayleaf Lane residence and fled in a vehicle after the shooting. The reason for the meeting and the motive for the shooting are still under investigation.
We believe this to be an isolated incident and there is no known danger to the community.
The investigation into this case is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Irvine Police Detective Jameson Roberts at 949-724-7170 or firstname.lastname@example.org.