A man gunned down on a Watsonville Street over the weekend was idenitified Monday as an 18-year-old youth who just had a birthday.
Marco Topete had just turned 18 on Jan. 14, according to the Register Pajaronian news.
The youth was riding a bicycle on Second Street shortly before 9 p.m. Friday when someone opened fire and shot him multiple times, the Pajaronian reported.
The news agency also reported that the young man had gang affiliations and was the victim of a shooting in October.
He died on the sidewalk, authorities said.
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