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Case #: 94-03737

Date occurred: 02/21/1994

Location of crime: Nick’s Hide-A-Way Bar, 8284 Garden Grove Boulevard

Victim: Ruperto Basave Morales

Case Synopsis: On 02/21/1994 at 0045 hours, Morales was working as a security guard at Nick's Hide-A-Way Bar. Morales was seen standing near the passenger side of a vehicle in the parking lot. Morales was shot several times from the passenger side of the suspect vehicle. Morales later died as a result of his wounds.

The Garden Grove Police Department is seeking information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) responsible for this murder. If you have information that could assist with this investigation or any other unsolved case, you can call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704 or Investigator John Maciel at (714) 741-5824 or email johnm@ci.garden-grove.ca.us.