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Salvadoran gang member suspected in assassination caught at O.C. car dealership

Salvadoran gang member suspected in assassination caught at O.C. car dealership

A member of the violent street gang MS-13, wanted in his native El Salvador for allegedly assassinating a government prosecutor, was captured working at a Santa Ana car dealership. Authorities announced his arrest Friday and said he had been sent back to El Salvador this morning to face charges of aggravated homicide. Officials allege that Javier Arnoldo Ceron Gomez, 21, was one of several Mara Salvatrucha gang members involved in the March slaying of Andres Ernesto Oliva Tejada, a top homicide prosecutor for the Salvadoran attorney general’s office. Oliva was shot multiple times by assailants on motorcycles while he parked his car. After learning that Gomez may be living...

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