Arvin Man Dead After Drive-By Shooting

Shooting In Arvin Leaves One Man Dead

A man is dead after being gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Arvin on Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting happened shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, about 500 feet north of the Department of Motor Vehicles in the 300 block of Campus Drive.

The victim was Heladio Ramirez, 21, was found lying on the ground outside his car with a single gunshot would to his chest, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were two passengers in the car, they were un-injured and have been interviewed by Arvin police.

Arvin Police Chief Tommy Tunson said two vehicles were driving and one shot at the other, which is when Ramirez was hit and killed.

Ramirez then crashed his car in the front yard of a home on Campus Drive.

Investigators are looking for a burgundy sports utility vehicle which was seen fleeing the area after the shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Arvin Police Department..
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