Tue. Dec 5th, 2023

Ryan Ivan Ramos, an 18-year-old previously convicted of robbery, was charged on Tuesday with killing Raymond Gonzalez a 35-year-old man in Costa Mesa, in a gang-related shooting.

Ramos is facing charges of murder with a special circumstance allegation of gang activity and a felony count of participating in gang activity as well as sentencing enhancements for a gang member’s vicarious discharge of a firearm causing great bodily injury and gang activity.

The shooting happened at about 5:35 p.m. on Friday at the 2800 block of Mendoza Drive, according to the Costa Mesa Police Department.

Raymond was a union painter according to his Linkedin Page. He was originally from Santa Ana and attended Saddleback High School according to his Facebook page.

A juvenile was also arrested for the killing of Gonzalez. As he is a juvenile his name was withheld by the police.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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