36-year-old man arrested in connection to Lemoore homicide

Authorities identified the suspect as Jose Paez, 36, and arrested him Sunday in Kerman.
LEMOORE, Calif. (KFSN) -- Lemoore police have arrested a man in connection to the city's first homicide of the year.

The shooting happened Saturday afternoon on Lemoore Avenue between Highway 198 and Iona Avenue.

Officers found 34-year-old Terry Ryan Jr. dead in his car.

The investigation revealed a dark SUV chased Ryan before the gunman opening fire.

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Authorities identified the suspect as Jose Paez, 36, and arrested him Sunday in Kerman.

Paez was booked into the Kings County Jail on multiple charges.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.

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