Vigil held for murdered Santa Ana man

SANTA ANA Police say Mario Jimenez, 39, was hit in the head by a stray bullet. They say Jimenez was not a gang member and was not the apparent target of the shooting.

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The shooting happened around noon Sunday in the 1000 block of West Pine.

The suspect got into an argument with several people in a car and then started shooting, police said. The car then drove away and Jimenez was then shot.

He was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

The intended victims and the suspected shooter got away, and police have no leads at this time.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Santa Ana Gang Homicide Department at (714) 243-8648. Rewards of up to $50,000 may be offered.


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