Homicide Investigation Underway in Stanton After Man Found Dead Inside Car

A homicide investigation was underway Thursday after a man was found dead inside a car in Stanton.

Authorities investigate a homicide in Stanton on May 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

Authorities investigate a homicide in Stanton on May 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

Authorities received a 911 call reporting the incident around midnight, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Russ said.

Video from the scene showed authorities investigating a four-door silver Cadillac outside Katella Mobile Home Estates near the intersection of Dale Avenue and Katella Avenue.

A witness told KTLA that two people shot at the victim while he was inside the car.

At least three shots were fired, including one that struck the victim in the head, the witness said.

Investigators confirmed the man died at the scene but did not provide any details about the possible shooting.

No suspect descriptions were given.