Fair Oaks shooting death of Jesus Mejia Cruz and Jezaine Orozco of Citrus Heights – Obituary
Both males slain in back-to-back shootings in the Fair Oaks neighborhood Monday evening were identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office on Thursday.
Jesus Mejia Cruz, 30, of Citrus Heights was killed in the second shooting while Jezaine Orozco of Citrus Heights was killed in the first one.
Jezaine Orozco, 42, of Citrus Heights, was the first victim of the shooting, which occurred when an armed guy approached Orozco, who was standing with a group of males, and shot him.
The second incident occurred when a second armed individual pursued and fatally shot the first gunman near the junction of Fair Oaks and Madison. Jesus Mejia Cruz, 30, of Citrus Heights, was identified as the second person slain.
Mejia Cruz, Orozco’s accused murderer, died in the hospital. According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, Orozco was declared deceased at the scene.