Border officials arrest man at San Ysidro Port of Entry in connection to New Year's Eve homicide

Two suspects arrested at border, one in Nebraska

SAN DIEGO - A 22-year-old Los Angeles man suspected in a New Year's Eve homicide was in custody Wednesday following his arrest at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, border officials said.
   
Francisco Orozco, Jr., crossed the U.S./Mexico border as a pedestrian about 9:10 a.m. Sunday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
   
A CBP officer checked out Orozco's information and learned he was named in an arrest warrant and wanted on suspicion of murder by the Chino Police Department, a CBP statement said.
   
According to police, Orozco is wanted in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left one man dead and another seriously wounded. He is the third suspect taken into custody in the case and the second apprehended at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
   
Around 12:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 19-year-old David Colomo of Bell Gardens was also taken into custody at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in connection the slaying of Robert Sanchez.
   
Chino police said Sanchez and another man were shot around 9 p.m. Dec. 31. The motive was unclear.
   
The third suspect, Angel Edwardo Valenciana, 24, of Los Angeles, was taken into custody Jan. 4 in Nebraska.

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