Police identify 27-year-old killed in northwest Fresno shooting; suspect arrested

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection to a deadly shooting in northwest Fresno.

Detectives say Jacob King shot and killed 27-year-old Jason Vitug at a home on Gregory Avenue and Cromwell Avenue late Tuesday night.

King and Vitug were with a group of long-time friends at the house when at some point, King pulled out the gun and fired it with "conscious disregard for human life," investigators said.

Police had not released a motive for the shooting but said there was no argument or disagreement before the shot was fired.

King was booked into the Fresno County Jail on murder charges.

Jacob King was booked into the Fresno County Jail on murder charges.



Editor's Note: Authorities originally said the victim, Jason Vitug, was 26 years old. His age has been updated to 27 years old.

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