TULARE, Calif, (KSEE/KGPE) – A teenager is under arrest on suspicion of fatally shooting another teenager in Tulare in June, according to police.
Officers say 18-year-old Ruben Abila was arrested following a search warrant issued early Monday morning in the 300 block of W. Beachwood in Tulare.
The homicide was first reported on June 5, when officers reported a victim suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 18-year-old Nalen Peterson from Visalia was identified as the victim.
The incident was Tulare’s fourth homicide of the year.