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Three Men Arrested After Norwalk Shooting, Weapons, Ammo Recovered

By Brian Hews

Suspects identified as Chris Gilbert Ambriz, Brandon Gilbert Ambriz, and Salvador Hernandez
Three suspects have been arrested in Norwalk in a shooting that also resulted in confiscation of weapons and ammunition.
The incident took place on Tuesday after a 16-year-old Hispanic female and a 47-year-old Hispanic female were the victims of an Assault With A Deadly Weapon when “unknown suspects shot at them.”
Norwalk Sheriff’s Captain Patrick Maxwell said the shooting occurred at 8:25 PM, at the intersection of Claressa Avenue and Mapledale Avenue in Norwalk and that “neither victim was injured.”
Maxwell said that Norwalk Deputies obtained a description of the suspect vehicle which was broadcast to other patrol units in the field.
“At approximately 10 PM, deputies located a vehicle matching the description at a local motel, located in the 14700 block of Firestone Boulevard in La Mirada,” Maxwell said.
Deputies detained three male adults who were near the vehicle.
Investigation led deputies to recover a firearm and ammunition possibly used in the crime.
Arrested where Norwalk resident Chris Gilbert Ambriz, age 31, Brandon Gilbert Ambriz, 18 also from Norwalk and Salvador Hernandez, 37 and a  resident of Chino.
They are being charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Firearm and booked at Norwalk Sheriff’s Station, in lieu of $50,000 bail.
The motive for the shooting is yet unknown but believed to be gang related. For questions or information, please contact the Norwalk Sheriff’s Station watch commander at 562-863-8711.