After what can only be seen as a murderous weekend, it’s apparent that someone still wasn’t happy with the statistics.
Police report that late Monday night, Cheray Zetina, 31, a resident of Balan Street in the Lake-I area, was with her boyfriend in front of their house when a dark-complexioned man rode up right in front of them on a bicycle. The man then fired one shot at Zetina, then rode off in the direction of McKay Boulevard.
Mark Lozano, 47, a mechanic and resident of Ladyville who just happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time, came face to face with the gunman, who then fired a shot at him. The shooter then escaped into the night.
Zetina was shot in the upper left arm; the shot then travelled through her left breast and exited through her back. She was admitted to the Karl Heusner Memorial hospital in a critical condition.
Lozano, however, was not so lucky to have lived; the shot caught him in the upper left arm, but had a different course from Zetina’s. Instead of travelling to the left side of his chest and exiting through his back, the bullet just exited through his neck.
Lozano was transported to the KHMH, but efforts at saving his life were futile. He died in the operating theatre.
Amandala tried to get an interview with Zetina, but our request was denied. Attempts were also made to interview Lozano’s family, but this, too, failed.
At press time tonight, police still have no suspect in the shooting of Zetina and Lozano.