Teen arrested in bystander's shooting death at Anaheim fair
ANAHEIM, Calif. - An investigation is underway after an innocent bystander was shot and killed at the annual Cinco de Mayo fair in Anaheim Sunday night.
According to police, a fight among kids broke out at the fair on the north side of La Palma Park just after 10 p.m. Sunday. During that fight, a gun was drawn and shots were fired, police said. Authorities did not say the reason why the fight broke out.
The victim - who was not involved in the fight - was identified as 36-year-old Anaheim resident Gildardo Parrales Gracian was taken to a local hospital for treatment of at least one gunshot wound. He later died from his injuries, police said.
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A 17-year-old boy from Anaheim has been arrested and booked on suspicion of murder, according to police. A group of kids was also detained, and a handgun was recovered at the scene.
Anyone who witnessed this shooting or has any information is urged to call 714-321-3669.