A house party was raging in the 1600 block of North English Street in Santa Ana after 1 a.m. Sunday when a group of uninvited men crashed the affair.
Guests let the party crashers know they were not welcome. That did not sit well with the group, words were exchanged and then one uninvited man took out a gun and began firing, hitting three male guests.
One was 22-year-old Santa Ana resident Jose Derek Guerrero, who died at the hospital.
UPDATE: Another 22-year-old man is listed in extremely critical condition at the hospital. A 20-year-old suffered non life-threatening injuries.
The party crashers, who left after the shootings, are possibly rival gang members . . .
UPDATE: . . . of some at the party, according to Santa Ana Police, who add Guerrero was not a documented gang member. Police also announced that Salvador Alvarez, 21, of Santa Ana, was arrested at his home Monday night on suspicion of murder and gang enhancements. He is being held at Santa Ana Jail. The hunt is still on for two accomplices.
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