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    2 men stabbed, 1 killed in Fullerton; homicide investigation underway
    • July 4, 2024

    Two 20-year-old men were found with significant stab wounds on the 2400 block of West Valencia Avenue in Fullerton on Wednesday, July 3; one died of his wounds, the Fullerton Police Department said.

    Around 6:13 p.m., officers responded to reports of a fight in progress in the area; upon their arrival officers found the two men lying in the street, a department press release said. Officers immediately began life-saving measures on the two men, officials said. One taken to a regional trauma center was later pronounced dead, while the second man who was taken to a local hospital is expected to survive, officials said.

    The incident appears to be gang-related based on initial investigations by Fullerton police detectives, the department’s press release said. A homicide investigation is ongoing and the Orange County Coroner’s office is expected to release the deceased victim’s identity at a later time.

    The department asked anyone with information about the stabbing to contact Detective L. Ramirez at 714-738-5334 or information can be shared anonymously by calling Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS or at

    Public Information Officer Kristy Wells said no further information will be released at this time.

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    ​ Orange County Register