73-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In California Neighborhood After Dispute, Suspect Now Behind Bars

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Source: Fresno police; MEGA

Aug. 31 2022, Published 1:03 p.m. ET

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A 73-year-old man was shot and killed over the weekend, and now police say they have the suspected killer in custody.

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On Aug. 29, police in Fresno, California, announced the arrest of Christopher Turner, 50, in connection to the case.

On Aug. 27, 73-year-old Robert Torres was shot several times in a neighborhood near First Street and Clinton Avenue. The victim was killed around 7 a.m.

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He was shot after a dispute, though police have not said what led to the disagreement, according to the Fresno Bee.

Turners was identified as a suspect and arrested this week, according to the report.

He now faces murder charges and is being held in a California jail.


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