1 dead, 4 hospitalized after Thanksgiving shooting in Costa Mesa; suspect turns himself in

Costa Mesa authorities said the suspected gunman in a shooting on Thanksgiving night that left one person dead and four others injured, one critically, has turned himself in.

The Costa Mesa Police Department responded to a call a little after 6:45 p.m. in the 400 block of Bay Street. 

Arriving officers found five victims suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene in a residential area. Two victims were taken to a trauma center where one was pronounced dead, and the second victim was in stable condition. The other three victims were taken to area hospitals. As of Friday morning, one of the victims was in critical condition and the other two were stable. 

Costa Mesa PD said on social media that the deadly shooting was an isolated incident. They believe it was a road rage incident.

Detectives worked through the night and in the investigation, they found the suspect left the scene in a black Chevrolet truck driving eastbound on Bay Street. On Friday morning, the suspect turned himself in and he was subsequently arrested.

The victim was identified as Lucas Rivera-Velasco of Costa Mesa, according to the Orange County coroner's office. A GoFundMe has been created to help pay for Rivera-Velasco's funeral expenses.

Lucas Rivera-Velasco 

The suspect was identified as Lee Walker, 41, of Santa Ana, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Costa Mesa PD at 714-754-5252.