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* Salinas gang members arrested on suspicion of killing 16-year-old Frank Sanchez

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Police arrested four suspected gang members Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in Salinas.Frank Sanchez was shot in the head and killed a couple of blocks from a police station at about 8:30 p.m. on July 28.Sanchez was shot while sitting in a car in the vicinity of Capitol and West Market streets and was pronounced dead at an area hospital.Following an investigation into the case, officers arrested suspected Sureno gang members Ricardo Martinez, 19; Roberto Montejano, 19; Alberto Colin, 22; and Santiago Ortiz, 20.The suspects were booked into Monterey County jail on suspicion of homicide and conspiracy.

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  • This is corruption. Everytime a gangster is caught, the gangster is a sureno. Never is it a norteno. The police look into homicides of nortenos deeper and investigate much more. I do not favor any gangs nor am part of any, but things smell fishy.

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