Westminster police asked for the public’s help Tuesday in tracking down suspects in the fatal shooting of a Huntington Beach man on Sunday.
Police were dispatched at 4:10 a.m. Sunday to an apartment complex in the 15200 block of Magnolia Street on a report of shots fired, according to Commander Kevin MacCormick of the Westminster Police Department. Police learned an argument was heard prior to the gunshots ringing out and a white van leaving the scene, MacCormick added.
Fountain Valley police responded at 4:30 a.m. Sunday to a report of a gunshot victim in a white van at an Arco gas station at 10975 Edinger Ave., MacCormick said.
The victim was identified as 41-year-old Donald Joshua Ratzlaff of Huntington Beach, and the van’s driver ran off before officers arrived, MacCormick said.
Anyone with information relevant to investigators was asked to call detectives at 714-548-3759. Orange County Crime Stoppers will accept anonymous tips at 855-TIP-OCCS.