Homicide Suspect in Custody

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Fontana Police Department
Chief William Green
Service with Integrity

Press Release

Homicide Suspect in Custody 

Suspect Martinez

On 06-17-20, at approximately 9:27pm Fontana Police Department dispatch received multiple calls reference a possible shooting in the 8600 block of Nuevo Ave.  Officers arrived on scene and located a 35-year-old adult male with gunshot wounds to his chest.  Paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The victim’s last known address was in the City of Pomona.  Witness statements indicated the suspect fled the scene, on foot, westbound on Orange Way from Nuevo Ave.  Fontana Police Detectives conducted a thorough investigation, identified and developed information to the location of the suspect from the shooting.  On 06-24-20, detectives located and placed Luis “Lazy” Martinez, a 29-year-old male and Fontana resident, under arrest for homicide.  Martinez was interviewed by detectives and booked at West Valley Detention Center.   

For Media Inquiries please contact  

Officer Kevin Anderson at kanderson@fontana.org or (909) 356-7140.       


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