Joshua Michael Petro, a 32-year-old man suspected of running over 36-year-old Stephen McGuire of El Monte in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven store in Anaheim, is now facing murder charges.
The incident happened on Saturday, at 12:38 a.m., at the 7-Eleven store located at 107 W. Ball Road, near Anaheim Boulevard.
The Anaheim police department officers that responded to the scene found the victim. He was rushed to a local hospital and was pronounced dead.
Police investigators determined that McGuire was purposefully run over by a vehicle.
The detectives found Petro at a motel in the area and arrested him. The police have not yet revealed what the relationship was between the two or why the attack happened.