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2 Accused In Death Of Boy Hit By Stray Bullet To Stand Trial For Murder

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SALINAS (CBS/AP) — Two men are facing trial in the fatal 2010 shooting of a 6-year-old Salinas boy who was playing at home when he was hit by a stray bullet.

A judge on Monday ruled there was enough evidence for 22-year-old Edmundo Pulido and 21-year-old Bernardo Camacho to stand trial in the case.

The pair faces first-degree murder charges as well as multiple firearms and gang enhancements.

Detectives say Camacho fired the gun from a vehicle, missing rival Sure±o gang members and striking the boy, Azahel Cruz Alcantar.

At the time of Alcantar’s slaying, Camacho was out on bail on charges of robbing a Salinas convenience store at gunpoint.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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