MODESTO, Calif. — A 36-year-old man was arrested just before 10 p.m. Friday night, for the murder of a 25-year-old in Modesto, according to police.
The Modesto Police Department arrested Jeremy Fennell for the murder of Lawrence Walker, who was shot and killed after an argument between the two. The case is still under investigation.
Police were first alerted to the shooting behind Sin-Cal Industries, a tattoo and piercing shop on McHenry Avenue, around noon. Police said when they got to the area they found Walker unresponsive behind the business. He was taken to the hospital and later died of his injuries.
"The preliminary investigation suggests that a Sin-Cal employee an employee of the business (Fennell) had contacted two individuals behind the business," police said. "This contact escalated and the employee shot the victim (Walker)."
Fennel called 911 after shooting the other man and stayed at the scene to speak with officers.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636.