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4 dead, 7 injured after gang-related shooting in King City, 3 suspects at large

Authorities have not disclosed any names or other identifying details about the individuals affected by the shooting.



Alicia Ramírez Aparicio

Update: A relative of one of the victims, along with the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office, has identified the four individuals who lost their lives in a mass shooting incident in King City.

Among the victims were 32-year-old Alicia Ramírez Aparicio, who was killed on the 200 block of North Second Street, and Francisco Aldape.

Alicia, survived by her husband and four children, leaves a profound void in their lives.

Alicia’s husband was also injured in the shooting but has since been discharged from the hospital.

Relatives have confirmed that the victim is Mario Guzman from King City. According to a family member, Guzman is survived by his wife and two daughters.

A celebration took a tragic turn into a deadly mass shooting on Sunday at approximately 6 p.m. along North 2nd Street. Authorities reported that three individuals, clad in dark clothing and masks, exited a vehicle parked in front of a residence and began firing shots. According to a family member, Alicia was hosting her party when she, along with three other attendees, was fatally shot outside her home.

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office reported that the three suspects departed in a stolen 2017 Kia Rio, bearing license plate 7ZND369.

Deputies further indicated that all three suspects discharged their firearms at the crowd.

Original Report:

Authorities in California are seeking three suspects following a shooting at a house party on Sunday evening that resulted in the deaths of four individuals and left at least seven others wounded.

Police were called to the residence in King City, situated along California’s central coast, around 6 p.m. Sunday.

The incident occurred during a party at the house, with multiple individuals gathered in the front yard.

According to a statement from the King City police, a silver Kia pulled up in front of the residence, and three men exited the vehicle, discharging several rounds.

The individuals suspected of involvement were dressed in dark-colored attire and had dark masks covering their heads.

After the shooting, they fled the scene in the car.

According to police statements, three adult men with gunshot injuries were discovered in the front yard, all of whom were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Additionally, eight more individuals sustained gunshot wounds. An adult woman among them was transported to a nearby hospital by another individual, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The remaining seven victims, all adult men, were taken to another hospital, but their current condition has not been disclosed.

Authorities have not disclosed any names or other identifying details about the individuals affected by the shooting.

The three suspects involved have not been identified as of yet and are deemed armed and dangerous, according to law enforcement officials.