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Santa Ana police investigating 2 robberies

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
An investigation is underway after a suspect shot a man following a robbery on the 1000 block of East Fourth Street in Santa Ana on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.

An investigation is underway after a suspect shot a man following a robbery on the 1000 block of East Fourth Street in Santa Ana on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. (KABC Photo)

An armed suspect robbed three separate men within 10 minutes of each other in Santa Ana Monday, police said. The suspect shot his third victim in the leg.

The first robbery occurred on the 400 block of North Grand around 9:45 p.m.

Police say the suspect revealed a firearm and robbed two men. The victims followed the suspect, but shortly lost sight of him.

A second robbery was reported 10 minutes later on the 1000 block of East Fourth Street.

In this incident, the victim followed the suspect. He then turned and shot him in the leg.

Bloodhounds were able to link the two robberies, but police are still searching for the suspect.

The suspect allegedly robbed the men of their cell phones.

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