Man arrested in connection to homicide in Atwater

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Officers arrested 21-year-old Adrian Hernandez Tuesday morning. He's accused of a shooting in the parking lot of Buhach Colony High School on June 29.

ATWATER, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man is now in custody for Atwater's fourth homicide of the year.

Officers arrested 21-year-old Adrian Hernandez Tuesday morning.

He's accused of a shooting in the parking lot of Buhach Colony High School on June 29.

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The victim died at the scene.

Investigators say they tied Hernandez to the crime and served a search warrant at a home on Swan Court in Merced.

That's where they found the suspect.

He's now booked into jail on a first-degree murder charge.

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