PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have made an arrest in the killing of a man whose body was found in an alley.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Monday that 18-year-old Jacob Soto has been booked on suspicion of first-degree murder, tampering with evidence and misconduct involving weapons.
Officers responded to reports of a disturbance Sunday around 3 a.m. Upon arrival, they found the body of 31-year-old Felipe Villanueva in an alley.
He was immediately pronounced dead. Investigators determined that the victim and Soto had gotten into a fight that culminated with Soto shooting him. They located Soto and took him into custody without incident.