Detail of blood spatter on the floor and nearby surfaces inside the Sigmor Shamrock store: (top left and center) blood soaked into Wanda Lopez’s right sandal and dripped on cash found at the scene; (top right) smudges of blood on surfaces that she or the assailant touched; (bottom right) six packs of soda bottles stacked three cases high, with blood splattered on the top layer.
Detail of photographs taken outside the Sigmor Shamrock store documenting moisture conditions on the pavement and grassy areas between 8:16 and 8:40 p.m. while medics worked on Wanda Lopez (barely visible in top photo). DeLuna was arrested at 8:49 p.m.
Detail of photographs taken inside the Sigmor Shamrock store: (top left) Detective Olivia Escobedo standing on items knocked to the floor during the struggle; the maroon button is in the bottom left of the frame; (top right) close-up of a cigarette fragment with a black, possibly charred, spot but no red blood on it; (bottom) detail of calendar and (clockwise from calendar’s left edge), a wad of pink chewed gum, a roll of fingerprint tape, and the cigarette fragment.
Detail from police photographs of a trail of bare footprints and blood drops from just outside the passageway through the clerk’s counter to the front door.
(Left) The sidewalk outside the Sigmor store after Wanda Lopez was taken to the hospital. To the left are blood stains, bandages, and debris left by the victim and medics. Barely visible in the bottom right-hand corner are two reddish stains along the assailant’s escape route that may be partial shoe prints. (Right) Detail of the two stains.
(Left) The northern end of the clerk’s area, including (foreground, near soda cases) Wanda’s skid marks; (on and near back-room door) high blood spatter, Wanda’s right shoe, and a large pool of blood; and (inside back room) a reddish smudge on the concrete floor. (Right) Detail of the smudge on the back-room floor.
(Top Left) Passageway through clerk’s counter with full shoe print (midway through passageway) and possible heel print (bottom edge, center). (Top Right) Detail of shoe print and possible heel print. (Bottom left) Route from back room through passageway. (Bottom Center) Detail of clump of hair that Escobedo and Infante did not notice. (Bottom Right) Relationship of clump of hair (center left), full shoe print (top right) and possible partial shoe print (bottom right).
Top left) The route from the back room through the passageway. (Top right) Detail of the clump of hair that Escobedo and Infante failed to notice. (Bottom) The relationship of the clump of hair (center left), full shoe print (top right), and possible partial shoe print (bottom right).
The clerk’s area portion of the police diagram of the Sigmor Shamrock store (see figure 3.1), with additions by the authors.
Photograph taken from a television news video of Joel Infante attempting to obtain fingerprints from the clerk’s counter in the Sigmor Shamrock store.