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FBI arrests Los Angeles, California native Steven Aguilar-Medina in Progreso, Merida, Mexico

Steven Giovanni Aguilar-Medina, 29, was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. He has several aliases including Little One and Trusty.

Aguilar-Medina’s girlfriend Evelin Martinez, 30, was born in Torrance, California. She has several aliases including Evelyn Martinez, Evelin Martinez-Perez and Mileny Gonzalez.

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On December 28, 2009, Aguilar-Medina was driven by Martinez to the location of a rival gang in Los Angeles, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Once there, she stopped the car and he hopped out, approached two people standing outside of a residence, shouted a gang term and fired multiple shots at the duo.

One of the two victims died. Aguilar-Medina and Martinez fled the scene.

On January 8, 2010, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Aguilar-Medina who was identified as the primary suspect and he was charged with murder and attempted murder. However, he had fled the U.S. to Mexico before the warrant was issued.

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On October 18, 2022, Aguilar-Medina was arrested in Progreso, Merida, Mexico by the Los Angeles Fugitive Task Force of the FBI. The Los Angeles native was deported to Houston, Texas, USA.

From Houston, Aguilar-Medina was escorted back to Los Angeles. He will be prosecuted by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

Meanwhile, Martinez is still at large. Authorities are still working to locate Torrance native.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Evelin Martinez is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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