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Female deputy DA beaten after gang attack in California

A female district attorney from San Bernardino, California, was found bloody and beaten after going for a jog on Thursday morning.

Authorities say the employee was jogging in Newport Beach when she walked into a gym around 5.50am and asked for help.

A law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told City News Service the victim was about to give her closing argument in a gang-murder trial and may have been targeted by gang members. 

A female district attorney from San Bernardino, California, was found bloody and beaten after going for a jog on Thursday morning (Pictured, Newport Workout gym where the victim asked for help)

A female district attorney from San Bernardino, California, was found bloody and beaten after going for a jog on Thursday morning (Pictured, Newport Workout gym where the victim asked for help)

Authorities say the employee was jogging in Newport Beach when she walked into a gym around 5.50am and asked for help (Pictured, a blood stain left behind by the attacked woman)

'It looked as if a bucket of red...paint was poured over her head and every part of her face and shirt was red' (Pictured, a bloody hand print left behind by the attacked woman)

Authorities say the employee was jogging in Newport Beach when she walked into a gym around 5.50am and asked for help looking 'as if a bucket of red...paint was poured over her head and every part of her face and shirt was red', according to a trainer (Pictured, blood stains and a bloody hand print left behind by the attacked woman)

Trainer Ron Cary told Fox 11 Los Angeles that the woman stumbled into Newport Workout gym looking very disoriented and barely able to walk.

'We turned around and saw a woman who could barely walk covered in head to toe in blood,' he said.

'It looked as if a bucket of red...paint was

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