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2 arrested in fatal shooting of boy, 16, in California

Posted at 10:20 AM, Oct 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-20 13:20:41-04

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a young woman and young man were arrested on suspicion of murder in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in central California.

Tulare County Sheriff's deputies responding to a call Friday night near Earlimart found the teen with at least one gunshot wound.

Detectives identified 18-year-old Jesus Fernandez and 18-year-old Vanessa Macias as the suspects. The Fresno Bee reports both were arrested Saturday morning during a traffic stop.

It wasn't immediately known if they have attorneys.

Investigators haven't identified a possible motive.