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Orange County shooting leaves 13-year-old dead, another teen hospitalized


Orange County shooting leaves 13-year-old dead, another teen hospitalized


Authorities are examining after a shooting eliminated a 13-year-old and left another teen hospitalized in Orange County.

A suspect, Raymond Mario Jimenez, 27, was jailed in connection to the fatal incident, Santa Ana Police revealed Wednesday.

The shooting happened on June 5 near the location of 900 West Bishop Street in Santa Ana around 12:17 p.m.

Arriving officers found two victims at the scene-- a 13-year-old kid lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot injury on his upper torso and a 16-year-old boy in a nearby home, also with a gunshot injury on his upper torso.

A third victim, a 13-year-old young boy, lay near the scene however stayed unharmed, police said. The hurt teenagers were rushed to a local health center for treatment.

It's unidentified what triggered the shooting however Jimenez had actually fled the scene before officers arrived.

On June 7, two days after the shooting, the 13-year-old boy died from his injuries at the medical facility. The surviving 16-year-old victim remains in vital however stable condition.

That exact same day, detectives located and apprehended Jimenez on multiple charges consisting of murder, tried murder and shooting into an inhabited dwelling.

An arraignment hearing is set up for July 10 at Orange County Superior Court. Jimenez stays in custody without bail.

The intention behind the shooting, along with the relationship between the suspect and victims, remains unclear.

The fatal occurrence is under examination. Anybody with information on the case is asked to call SAPD Homicide Detectives at 714-245-8390.

Anonymous suggestions can be offered to OC Crime Stoppers at 1-855-847-6227 or online at occrimestoppers.org.

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