Suspect arrested in connection to deadly shooting of 33-year-old woman in Merced

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Merced Police have arrested a suspect connected to a deadly shooting.

Officers took 22-year-old Emari Prescott into custody Tuesday night.

He's accused of shooting and killing 33-year-old Christina Velez.

Police say the shooting happened during a home invasion robbery on Saturday.

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A second victim also suffered major injuries in the shootout.

Prescott has been booked into the Merced County Jail on murder charges.
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