One dead after shooting at Santa Ana cemetery

One person is dead after a shooting occurred at a cemetery in Santa Ana Wednesday evening. 

Santa Ana police say they responded to the Fairhaven Cemetery at 1702 Fairhaven Avenue around 6:30 p.m.

Police say a large group of people were gathering together when an altercation occurred which then led to the shooting. 

Two men were shot, one died on scene. 

The second person was taken to the hospital; their condition is not known. 

“I was getting ready to start a BBQ then I heard gunshots, some gentleman were here in the cemetery, 5 or 6 males. One guy started shooting, he ended up shooting one man, two other guys got away,” said Gari Aldridge who witnessed the incident. 

The suspect(s) fled in a vehicle, according to police. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Santa Ana Police Department.