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Former Gang Member Found Shot Dead In Vallejo Parking Lot

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A tarp covers the body of a man slumped over the steering wheel of a pickup truck in Vallejo Friday morning. (CBS)

A tarp covers the body of a man slumped over the steering wheel of a pickup truck in Vallejo Friday morning. (CBS)

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VALLEJO (BCN/KCBS/CBS 5) – A man was found shot dead inside a vehicle in a hotel parking lot in Vallejo Friday morning.

The victim was identified as 23-year-old Enrique Jimenez.  Friends and family members said he was a former gang member who had turned his life around.

The body was found in a pickup truck in the parking lot of the Howard Johnson Inn and Suites, an employee at a nearby Grocery Outlet store said. The hotel and store are both located on Admiral Callaghan Lane, just off of Interstate Highway 80.

KCBS’ Margie Shafer Reports:

Employees at a nearby Grocery Outlet store heard shots around 5:00 a.m. Friday morning.  Police arrived and found Jimenez slumped over the steering wheel.

Witnesses said they saw a man fleeing the scene, but police have not released any suspect information.

(© 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Bay City News contributed to this report.)

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