Suspect

Luis “Lazy” Martinez, a 29-year-old Fontana resident, was arrested on a homicide charge.  (Contributed photo by Fontana Police Department)

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 35-year-old man in Fontana on June 17, according to the Fontana Police Department.

At about 9:27 p.m., Fontana Police Dispatch received multiple calls regarding a possible shooting in the 8600 block of Nuevo Avenue in the central area of the city.

Officers arrived on scene and located the man with gunshot wounds to his chest. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has not yet been identified. His last known address was in Pomona.

Witness statements indicated that the suspect fled the scene on foot westbound on Orange Way from Nuevo.

Police detectives developed information regarding the location of the suspect, and on June 24, they placed Luis “Lazy” Martinez, a 29-year-old Fontana resident, under arrest on a homicide charge.

Martinez was interviewed by detectives and booked at West Valley Detention Center.

(1) comment

Geems

I'm glad they caught this fool, that was a long time homie I hadn't talked to in years found out from my Homeboy JR 4days ago they killed him REST IN HEAVENLY PEACE BIG DEVO

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