TUSTIN (CBSLA.com) — Three people were killed and two others injured on Tuesday after a reported road rage incident that began in Tustin ended with a suspected gunman apparently killing himself.
KNX 1070′s Ron Kilgore reports police are investigating multiple crime scenes, spanning across the cities of Orange, Tustin and Villa Park.
Tustin police responded to a call around 5:30 a.m. near the Santa Ana (5) Freeway at Redhill Avenue after a report of a carjacking.
During this carjacking, a bystander was wounded after being struck by gunfire from the suspect, who was reported to be armed with two long guns, police said.
Police then received a call of a second shooting victim of a carjacking who was killed by the suspect at the McFadden offramp near the Costa Mesa (55) Freeway and Village Way.
A third incident was reported at Edinger and Newport and involved a man with a gun. Officers responded and discovered two victims from another carjacking.
One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the second has been transported to the hospital and is in critical condition.
Officers located the suspect in the stolen vehicle and followed him to the City of Orange. When a stop was initiated, the suspect shot and killed himself.
Orange County Sheriff's deputies were also investigating a reported homicide in Ladera Ranch which they believe may be connected to the previous shootings.