Santa Ana police officer hospitalized, suspect dead in officer-involved shooting

A Santa Ana police officer was hospitalized Monday following an officer-involved shooting that claimed a suspect's life, authorities said.

The shooting took place at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at Edinger Avenue and Sullivan Street, said Santa Ana police Corporal Anthony Bertagna.

"Two officers contacted an individual in a car,'' Bertagna said. "A fight ensued and there was an officer-involved shooting.''

The suspect died at a hospital from a gunshot wound, he said. The officer's injuries -- how they were inflicted was not immediately disclosed -- were not life-threatening.

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