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April 26, 1993
Two girls, ages 11 and 14, were killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday in Walnut Park, authorities said. The girls were walking down Beach Street at about 1 a.m. when they were struck by gunfire from a dark-colored van, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Robert Stoneman. Investigators believed that the attack was gang-related, but no arrests have been made and no motive was known, Stoneman said. Eileen Fuentes, 11, and Celia Luquin, 14, died at Martin Luther King Jr.
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June 26, 1992
A man was shot in the buttocks as he was walking to his front door after work, police said Thursday. Eric Menchaca, 34, was treated at Western Medical Center-Santa Ana and released after the shooting, which occurred about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Anaheim Police Sgt. Chet Barry said. Menchaca told officers that he had arrived home from work and was walking to his front door in the 1100 block of West Locus Avenue when someone driving by shot him once, Barry said.
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May 25, 1992
A young couple walking on a sidewalk suffered gunshot injuries in a drive-by shooting that may be gang-related, police reported Sunday. The victims, identified as Ernesto Silva Jr., 20, and Yvette Herrera, 18, both of Placentia, were treated at separate hospitals for wounds which police said were not life-threatening. Silva suffered birdshot pellet wounds to the head and back, and Herrera had pellet injuries along her back. Police did not disclose the hospitals to which they were taken. Sgt.
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August 10, 2008 | Ruben Vives
A teenage boy died early Saturday, hours after he was shot several times in a drive-by shooting in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles, authorities said. Daniel Moran, 17, was talking to a friend in the 1600 block of West 220th Street about 9 p.m. Friday when a silver vehicle pulled up next to them, said Officer Norma Eisenman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department. She said someone inside the vehicle fired several times at Moran and his friend, hitting Moran in the upper torso.
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