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Suspect in San Jose Double Murder May Flee to Mexico

Police Pedro Castellon Medina is responsible for the Monday shooting death of Pedro and Marybel Jimenez.

A suspect in may have fled to Southern California intending to run to Mexico, police said.

Pedro Castellon Medina, 31, of San Jose is believed to be responsible for the shooting death of Pedro and Marybel Jimenez in their home in the 300 block of North Seventh Street at about 4:20 a.m.

Pedro Jimenez, 28, and Marybel, 27 were pronounced dead after they were discovered in the home. Neighbor Renee Zarate helped the couple's three children out of the house after hearing shots from across the street.

Zarate heard screaming coming from the house before the shots, and then saw a man in a black hooded sweatshirt flee. After that, she recovered the

Police suspect that the murder was a domestic violence incident. According to Zarate, Marybel and Pedro Jimenez had just reunited after a separation, and she speculated that the shooter might have been Marybel's ex-boyfriend.

Medina is believed to be either on his way to Southern California or already there, according to police. He may be heading to Los Angeles, San Fernando, San Diego or Mexico.

Police suspect Medina knows that he is wanted and advise citizens not to attempt to apprehend him as he is considered armed and dangerous.

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