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3 Men In Their 20s Booked On Suspicion Of Murder After Car-To-Car Shooting In Santa Ana

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Authorities say three men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with a car-to-car shooting that claimed the life of a driver in Santa Ana.

The suspects -- identified as 22-year-old Alfredo Ivan Pulido of Santa Ana, 21-year-old Leonel Diaz of Santa Ana and 21-year-old Jason Garcia of Santa Ana were booked on suspicion of murder, assault with a firearm and other gang-related charges, police said.

Police said the incident unfolded after 9 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Bear Street and Macarthur Boulevard. It was there that officers responded and located a man who had sustained gunshot wounds. Though medical aid was rendered, the man died at the scene. His female passenger was uninjured.

Investigators say the man was wounded following a car-to-car shooting. Following the shooting, officers attempted a traffic stop at which point all three suspects were taken into custody.

Police said the motive for the shooting appears to be gang-related. Anyone with more information about this case was asked to call detectives at (714) 245-8390.


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