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Santa Fe Springs: Celeste Jimenez, 31

November 16, 2009 |  5:08 pm

The location where Leonard Soliz and Celeste Jimenez were found shot. Credit: Google Maps Celeste Jimenez, a 31-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Sunday, Nov. 15, in the 11500 block of Los Nietos Road in Santa Fe Springs, authorities said.

Jimenez and Leonard Soliz Jr., a 35-year-old Latino, were both shot in the head and pronounced dead in a parking lot about 2:45 a.m., according to coroner's records. 

Two Whittier police officers conducting a traffic stop on Norwalk Boulevard heard gunshots about 2 a.m. and began searching the area, Lt. Carlos Solorza said. They found the victims but did not see a suspect.

The relationship of the man and the woman was not known, police said. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

-- Corina Knoll and Anthony Pesce

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Map: The location where Leonard Soliz and Celeste Jimenez were found shot. Credit: Google Maps

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