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2 Teens Arrested on Suspicion of Murder

Crime: A boy and girl, both 15, were being held by juvenile authorities. The victim was a 17-year-old boy.

December 14, 1998

Two Anaheim teenagers were arrested Sunday on suspicion of murder in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy, police said.

The 15-year-old teens, a boy and girl, were being held by juvenile authorities. Their identities were not released.

Police received a call around 2 a.m. that a person had been shot, said Sgt. Greg Palmer.

Officers arrived at the 100 block of Margate Drive, where they found the victim, Manuel Guardado, bleeding from a gunshot to the head.

He was taken to Western Medical Center-Anaheim, where he was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m.

The two juveniles were first taken in for questioning and later arrested.

The investigation is continuing, Palmer said. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call (714) 765-1968.

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