Suspect Arrested in Daniel Salcido Murder

Suspect Arrested in Daniel Salcido Murder

POMONA – Pomona Police Department Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of the suspect sought in the murder of Daniel Salcido (25) of Pomona. Christopher Kearney (34) of Inglewood was arrested and booked for murder. The charges were filed with the LA County District Attorney’s office, with bail set at $3 million.

The extensive month-long investigation began December 2, 2017 when the murder took place on the 2400 block of Manville. At approximately 11:20 PM, Pomona PD received multiple calls of a shooting.

Arriving officers came upon a male Hispanic victim who had been shot several times and was lying in the middle of the street. Life-saving measures were unsuccessfully attempted by officers and the LA County Fire Department.  Salcido was pronounced deceased at the scene.

When several tips were presented to investigators, and information was discovered which led to the suspect, it was announced, “On 1/29/18 at approximately 9:30 PM, Homicide Detectives and the Pomona Police Department’s SWAT team served a search warrant in the 10000 Block of 7th Ave in the City of Inglewood related to this homicide. During the service of that warrant, Detectives were able to arrest suspect Christopher Kearney, who was present during the search warrant. Evidence related to the murder was also recovered.”

Christopher Kearney is currently in the Pomona City Jail. If convicted of 187 PC-Murder, Kearney faces a potential 70+ years to life in prison.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085.

Suspect Arrested in Daniel Salcido Murder was last modified: February 1st, 2018 by admin
Categories: Los Angeles
Tags: murder

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