Ali Syed Identified California Shooting Spree Suspect, Who Killed Three in Tustin-Villa Park Area

BREAKING NEWS:  Ali Syed, 20, identified as the Orange County shooting spree suspect, who killed three before killing himself in an apparent suicide in the Tustin-Villa Park area. Two other people were injured. Among those murdered by Ali Syed is Melvin Lee Edward.

Orange County Sheriff’s deputies said a female victim in her 20s was killed at the suspect’s home in Ladera Ranch at 4:45 a.m., but it remains unclear what her relationship was to the suspect, identified as 20-year-old part time student Ali Syed, or what any possible motive might be.

Police said Syed then drove to Tustin around 5:30 a.m. and carjacked a man at a gas station near the Santa Ana (5) Freeway at Redhill Avenue and Nisson Road, according to Lt. Paul Garaven of the Tustin Police Department.

The suspect confronted 69-year-old Melvin Lee Edward who was driving a BMW, ordered him out of the vehicle, and then walked him to the side of the curb, where he executed him, according to Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna. Source

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 Ali Syed Identified California Shooting Spree Suspect, Who Killed Three in Tustin Villa Park Area
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