Suspected Gang Member Wanted in Fatal Hit-and-Run Turns Himself In

Two friends were killed in the crash on Friday in Santa Ana

By Jonathan Lloyd, Samantha Tata and Christina Cocca
|  Saturday, Aug 24, 2013  |  Updated 8:35 AM PDT
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Gang Member Wanted in Deadly Hit and Run

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Community Mourns as Police Seek Hit-and-Run Driver

Dozens of neighbors, friends and family gathered at a Santa Ana condominium complex Friday night to remember two men killed by a hit-and-run driver. A documented gang member on probation -- Jorge Ocampo, 21 -- is believed to have been behind the wheel. Beverly White reports from Santa Ana for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2013.

Gang Member Wanted in Deadly Hit and Run

Authorities announced that a documented gang member on probation is wanted for a fatal hit and run crash outside the Redwoods Condominium Complex. Residents of the complex said they are in shock, as one of the two victims was their maintenance man, Jose Luna. John Cadiz Klemack reports from Santa Ana for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2013.
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A documented gang member on probation turned himself in Saturday morning after being sought by police for a hit-and-run crash that killed two men outside a Santa Ana condo complex, police said.

Jorge Ocampo, 21, turned himself in to the Santa Ana Police Department about 12:30 a.m. Saturday and was booked on suspicion of vehiclular manslaughter, Santa Ana Police Cmdr. Jeff Owens told NBC4.

Police said Ocampo was behind the wheel Friday morning when his Audi sedan collided with a Nissan Versa at Fruit Street and Cabrillo Park Drive (map).

Officers arrived to find both cars on the sidewalk, pictured below.

The man in the Versa, identified as Alejandro Bravo, died at the scene. The Nissan passenger was taken to a hospital where he died.

He was identified as Jose Luna, a maintenance worker at The Redwoods.

As word spread of his death, residents remembered a man who they said simply did it all.

"If you needed to move something, he'd be there. If you needed to go somewhere, he'd be there to take you there," condo manager Nancy Valle said.

Through tears, Luna's daughter addressed a crowd of mourners who gathered at the condo complex Friday night to remember her father.

"I'm really gonna miss him," Stephanie Luna said. "He promised to walk me down the aisle. I was gonna get married right here."

Witness Maurice Monroy said Luna was "always nice to the community, always there to lend a hand."

Neighbors said the victims had become good friends. At an annual barbecue, Luna would bring the piñata and Bravo would handle grilling duties.

"He will be missed ... a lot," Valle said.

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