Bond set at $1 million for man accused in Horizon City deadly shooting

Shawn Ezal Ramirez, 21; Miguel Angel Ontiveros, 22; Marcos Damian Porras, 23 were taken into custody in connection to Erik Aragon's death.

A man accused in the shooting death of Erik Aragon was granted bond Monday.

Shawn Ramirez was arrested in December in connection with Aragon’s death.

Aragon, 22, was found seriously injured in a business parking lot in Horizon City on Nov. 4.

Aragon later died from his injuries, authorities said.

Ramirez spoke with authorities on his own free will in order to clear his name after people on Facebook were implicating him in Aragon’s murder, according to court documents.

Authorities determined that Ramirez’s story was inconsistent with the evidence they found at the scene, and he was later arrested.

On Monday, a judge set Ramirez’s bond at $1 million.

The judge asked if prosecutors will seek the death penalty, they said they hadn't decided but don't believe they will.

Miguel Angel Ontiveros and Marcos Damian Porras were also arrested in connection with Aragon’s death.

Porras had a bond hearing last month. He was granted a $500,000 personal recognizance bond and was released the following day.

Ontiveros’ bond hearing is scheduled for Tuesday.

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