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Pair accused of murder in O.C. bakery shooting go on trial Tuesday
Pair accused of murder in O.C. bakery shooting go on trial Tuesday

Two men accused of fatally shooting a customer at a Santa Ana bakery in 2010 are set to go on trial on murder charges Tuesday, prosecutors said. Prosecutors allege that Israel Pena Lopez, 38, and Frankie Esteban Giraldo, 32, walked into Santa Ana’s Panaderia La Chapina bakery on Oct. 13, 2010, and shot Alejandro Sanchez dead before walking away. The bakery on West Edinger Avenue was bustling with customers that night when the two men walked in through separate doors and past other patrons to Sanchez, who was getting a cup of coffee, prosecutors said. Authorities say Lopez shot the 32-year-old Sanchez several times in the back. Sanchez was preparing coffee at a counter and had his...

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