Friends mourn a popular Fresno bartender

FRESNO, Calif.

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Friends gathered outside Martin Zepeda's home after news spread that he was murdered. So far Fresno police have revealed very little about this case.

One by one dozens of people lit up candles and shed tears as they remembered Martin Zepeda. Many like Gracie Alizondo knew Zepeda as a boisterous and joyful bartender at the El Molino Rojo restaurant and bar in central Fresno.

"Outgoing. Outspoken. Happy joy. Like there's nothing wrong like no problems in his life. Like life to live, he's beautiful." said Alizondo.

Fresno Police detectives are being very tight-lipped about the case, but do say the killing appears to be the result of an interpersonal dispute. Investigators with the state Department of Justice are also involved, but police aren't saying why.

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