Ruben "Gorilla" Gonzalez Jr., 20 y.o. Santa Anan, is OC's First Murder Victim of 2013

A 20-year-old man became Orange County's first confirmed murder victim of 2013.

Ruben Gonzalez Jr. was shot to death Saturday night in what Santa Ana Police suspect was a gang-related incident.

Police were called to the 800 block of North Figueroa Street around 11:40 p.m. Saturday regarding shots fired.

Officers arrived to find Gonzalez, who'd been shot in the chest. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

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Solving his murder will require more information than that. Anyone who can help investigators is asked to call 714.245.8648.

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