News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
949-724-6077

2/9/2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #070293u
Subject :

Irvine Police Search For Suspect In Shooting - Suspect In Custody
Contact :Rick Handfield, Lieutenant    (949) 724-7112
    Rhandfield@ci.irvine.ca.us
Irvine, CA (February 9, 2007): Irvine officers responded to a home in the 4000 block of Salacia in the City of Irvine at 9:21 p.m. in regards to a female that had just been shot.  Officers discovered a female in the residence had sustained a gun shot wound to the head.  Orange County Fire Authority paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where she is in extremely critical condition.

Irvine Police Detectives conducted follow-up investigations and shortly after 3:30 a.m.  Naimat was taken into custody at the home of an acquaintance in the City of Lake Forrest, CA.

SUSPECT:

ANTON ROBERT KAREEM NAIMAT
Last known to reside in Irvine.
DOB - 08-06-86
5’-8”
165 lbs

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Irvine Police Department at (949)724-7000

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 242,651, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.

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