Stephen McGuire Dead, Joshua Petro Detained in Crash at 7-Eleven on Ball Road near Anaheim Boulevard
ANAHEIM, CA (August 19, 2021) — Stephen McGuire died when a driver ran over him at a 7-Eleven parking lot on Ball Road near Anaheim Boulevard last Saturday.
According to Anaheim Police, the fatal incident happened around 12:38 a.m. For unknown reasons, 32-year-old Joshua Michael Petro ran over 36-year-old McGuire of El Monte.
Upon responding to reports, officers found McGuire with grave injuries and rushed him to a hospital where he died shortly thereafter.
In the investigation, police learned that the driver deliberately ran over him but fled the scene. Not long after, police traced down Petro at a motel and arrested him.
At this time, detectives have not confirmed the precise circumstances of the crash or the relationship between the two. However, if anyone can help the Anaheim Police, please contact Anaheim Police Department.
We would like to express our deepest thoughts and sympathies to the family and friends of Stephen McGuire.
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