The Sacramento Police Department (SPD) has arrested a suspect for the shooting death of a man in Sacramento last month, according to an official press release.
Dominique Nelson, 30, was arrested on Saturday, June 29, 2013, during a traffic stop.
According to the SPD, on June 12, 2013 at 2:18 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Bankside Way regarding the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Vincent Vigil, 26, suffering gunshot wounds on the ground of the parking lot of an apartment complex. Vigil died at the scene.
The SPD launched a homicide investigation, during which detectives discovered the victim had briefly exchanged words with another individual followed by shots fired.
During the investigation, detectives discovered suspect Nelson had reportedly observed Vigil burglarizing his vehicle. Nelson, suspecting Vigil of breaking into his car, followed him and then confronted him.
Subsequently, Vigil was reportedly shot multiple times in the upper body.
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