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Fatal shooting Thursday night in Fremont

By Chris DeBenedetti
Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 8:54 am in Uncategorized.

Sad and shocking news out of Fremont last night …

Story by Katie Nelson here:

FREMONT — A man claiming to have shot a family member in their Pardee Court home Thursday afternoon showed up at the city’s jail two hours later to turn himself in, police said.

At 5:25 p.m., police received a call saying that a 27-year-old man had just shot a family member inside their home. When police arrived, they found a deceased 48-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound.

Police did not release the victim’s identity.

The shooting suspect, who is also not being named by police, had left the home before officers arrived. Though police began a search for him, they could not find the suspect.

Around 7:20 p.m., police said the suspect showed up at the Fremont Police Department Jail and told dispatchers he was there to turn himself in.

He even brought the gun he used to shoot his family member, police said.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but would not disclose the nature of the relationship between the victim and the suspect. Police did say both men lived at the home.

It is Fremont’s first homicide of 2013.

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