FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Fresno Police department has identified a suspect in the city's first homicide of the year.
Detectives say they believe 26-year-old Joel Rodriguez shot and killed 30-year-old Steven Montano on New Year's Day.
The shooting happened at the Parks at Fig Garden Apartments on Fruit and Saginaw.
Montano was rushed to a local hospital, where he died a short time later.
Police confirmed Rodriquez was the suspect in Tuesday's police chase that ended with an officer crashing into a fire hydrant.
Police are asking for the public's help finding Rodriquez.
Anyone with information on his location is to call Fresno Police detectives at (559) 621-2449. Call Valley Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP (7867) to do so anonymously.