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Menlo Park: Three arrested in connection with fight, shooting

Police said two of the men had tires to rival criminal street gangs

Menlo Park police arrested three men Saturday night, Jan. 30, in connection with a fight and a shooting in front of a residence on the 1100 block of Henderson Avenue in Menlo Park.

Police said they found that two of the men involved in a physical fight had ties to rival criminal street gangs.

Daniel Lopez, 25, and Jhonattan Diaz, 21, both of Menlo Park, were booked into San Mateo County jail on battery charges.

A third man, Isaac Lopez-Valencia, 51, also of Menlo Park, was booked on several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm with gross negligence, and possession of an unregistered firearm.

Police, who responded to the incident shortly after 5 p.m., said they found two loaded firearms in the area, but no one was struck by gunfire.

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Posted by Rufus
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on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Did they mean two men had "ties" to rival street gangs? Scary how much violence we are seeing lately. Are city cameras catching any of it?


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