Man found shot dead inside Visalia hotel room, police say

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police now have a suspect in custody in the city's first homicide of 2021.

Officers have arrested 40-year-old Ralph Grajeda at the Majestic Inn on Noble Avenue after they identified him as being involved in the murder of Robert Soto.

Police were called to the motel around 6:30 Friday morning for shots fired and found Soto suffering from gunshot wounds in a second floor room.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Grajeda was later found in another room at the motel and arrested for homicide and three outstanding warrants.

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