L.A. couple arrested in Mexico on freeway shooting charges

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A Los Angeles couple was arrested in Mexico and brought back to Southern California to face charges of attempted murder related to a freeway shooting in Boyle Heights last year.

Lorraine Covarrubias, 23, and Robert Sarabia, 25, were connected to a Dec. 19 early morning shooting on the 10 Freeway east of Soto Street, the California Highway Patrol said in a news release.

Just before 5 a.m. that day, CHP officers and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department found a white Honda Accord on the shoulder of the road, and inside, two men had sustained gunshot wounds.

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Covarrubias and Sarabia were identified as the suspected shooters, but authorities found they had fled the country on Dec. 23.

On Wednesday, however, the couple was found and arrested in Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico and extradited back to the U.S.

Covarrubias faces attempted murder charges, while S...

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