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15-year-old is suspect in murder of teenager

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Police believe they have the person responsible for the Wednesday afternoon gunshot murder of a 16-year-old boy on Madera Avenue.

The suspect and another teen were arrested shortly after the shooting.

The victim has been identified by authorities as Jesus Espinoza, 16, of Madera. Some of his friends said they knew him as Jesse.

Espinoza was shot multiple times about 2:30 p.m. He collapsed bleeding on the pavement in front of a friend and horrified onlookers in the parking lot of a Carl’s Jr. restaurant, near State Route 99...


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