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National City Police arrest two suspects in shooting death of teenager

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Posted at 8:30 PM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 23:30:50-05

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KGTV) — Police have arrested two suspects in the death of a teenager found in a National City alley in November.

National City Police said Friday that 18-year-old Jonathan Cardona Martinez, of San Diego, and 18-year-old Alan Monroy, of Chula Vista, were arrested for the murder of 17-year-old Ivan Rojas on Nov. 27.

Rojas was found just before 1:30 a.m. in the west alley of 1900 C Avenue suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. First responders arrived and performed life-saving measures, but Rojas died at the scene.

Both Martinez and Monroy have been arraigned on first-degree murder charges and are being held on $2 million bail.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call National City Police at 619-336-4460.