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UPS driver murdered inside delivery truck

In a tragic incident, a 50-year-old UPS delivery driver was shot and killed inside his delivery truck in Irvine. The victim, identified as Expedito Cuesta De Leon, was found slumped over in the driver’s seat when police responded to an industrial park area after receiving multiple reports of gunshots on Thursday afternoon.

Irvine police confirmed that De Leon sustained multiple gunshot wounds and succumbed to his injuries. Authorities stated that the incident occurred while De Leon was reportedly on his lunch break.

The sudden and violent nature of De Leon’s death has shocked the community and raised concerns about safety in the area. Police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, seeking any information that might lead to the identification and apprehension of the suspect or suspects involved.

UPS has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of their employee, highlighting De Leon’s dedication and years of service. They are cooperating fully with law enforcement in the ongoing investigation.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. The Irvine Police Department is committed to bringing those responsible for this senseless act to justice and ensuring the safety of the community.

De Leon’s family, friends, and colleagues are mourning his untimely death, remembering him as a hardworking and beloved member of the community. Support and counseling services are being provided to those affected by this tragic loss.

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