Police make arrest in fatal weekend shooting in Fargo

September 25, 2018

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police have a suspect in custody in a fatal shooting in Fargo.

Officers arrested the 44-year-old Moorhead, Minnesota, man about 7:40 p.m. Monday in the weekend death of 20-year-old Gabriel Perez. The suspect was taken into custody at a home west of Rochester, Minnesota, when he surrendered without incident to a SWAT team.

Formal charges were pending.

Authorities say Perez was shot several times as he sat on a curb outside a McDonald’s restaurant near downtown Fargo about 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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