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Anaheim PD’s Sgt. Brennan Leininger talks to residents about the safety of kids during a community meeting at Crescent Elementary School regarding the fatal shooting that occurred last week in Peralta Park, which is right next to the school. Photo by Steven Georges/Behind the Badge OC

Vargas: More work needed in educating public about real danger of domestic violence

On Thursday, May 12, the evil that is domestic violence reared its ugly head in the worst way.

Humberto Servin is alleged to have confronted his estranged wife, Claudia Espino Garcia, in the area of Crescent Elementary School and Peralta Hills Park, shooting and killing her as she sat in her vehicle.

Their young daughter was present and apparently witnessed the shooting, giving details to investigators that assisted in helping them track down her father’s vehicle. He was arrested on suspicion of the crime within 15 minutes in the parking lot of the Anaheim Police Department East Station.