Orange police Wednesday were seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in the attempted murder of a man shot in a bar.
Roberto Padilla, 50, of Santa Ana sustained a single gunshot to the stomach Tuesday night and was in critical condition at a local hospital, Sgt. Paul Ordonez said.
Padilla was shot while in the restroom of Los Vacitos, a bar at 223 W. Chapman Ave., Ordonez said. Immediately after the shooting, a lone individual left the restroom, he said.
Witnesses followed the suspect's vehicle, described as an early 1970s' model white-over-maroon Chevrolet Monte Carlo or Oldsmobile Cutlass, but lost it as it was westbound on Chapman Avenue, Ordonez said.