Patrons helped capture two people in a fatal shooting early Monday morning after a bar scuffle in a Santa Ana restaurant, according to police.
The shooting was reported inside El Zocalo Mexican Grill and Seafood, located at 301 North Tustin Avenue in Santa Ana, police said. Orange County Fire Authority personnel arrived to find multiple people with gunshot wounds and transported at least four to a hospital.
Details regarding their conditions were not immediately available.
Officials confirmed that the restaurant was open during the time of the shooting and the patrons were evacuated out to the parking lot. There were at least 20 witnesses, police said.
An altercation inside the restaurant led to the shooting, and there may have been more than one gun, police said. Two individuals were taken into custody after they were detained by bar patrons, police said.
Police closed the intersection of North Tustin Avenue and East 4th Street during the investigation for an unknown duration.
NBC4's Jonathan Lloyd contributed to this report.