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Shooting Victim Identified


December 3, 2012

BLYTHE, Calif After the shooting (see earlier article: Man Shot & Killed, Police Hunt Underway) the victim ran from the location, but collapsed near an adjacent apartment. The victim identified as Terrence Hughes, 24, of Blythe, was transported to Palo Verde Hospital, and later died there.

Detectives continue to actively search for the suspect in this case, Jorge Cazares, 24, of Heber California. They are following leads which indicate Cazares may have returned to Imperial County, or has possibly crossed into Mexico. Police still believe Cazares is armed. Anyone seeing Cazares should contact Blythe Police Detectives or their local law enforcement agency.

Anyone with information regarding this case, or any other crime, is urged to contact the Blythe Police Department at 922-6111 or they can give their information anonymously by calling Crime Stop at 921-CARE (2273) or by E-Mail at blythepd@cityofblythe.ca.gov .



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