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Citrus Heights Homicide

Police reported to the area around 8:30 p.m. on Friday after a report of a shooting over a domestic dispute.

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Marin Austin reports on an arguement which got heated, resulting in the shooting death of one man.

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Police have identified the suspect in Friday night’s homicide near Kensington Drive and Mariposa Avenue.

Officers arrested Peter Rexius, 62, identified as the victim’s father.

Police reported to the area around 8:30 p.m. on Friday after a report of a shooting over a domestic dispute. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found the victim already dead from a gunshot wound. Rexius was at the scene and surrendered to police without incident.

Rexius is charged with homicide and is being held at the Sacramento County Jail. Detectives are still looking into the incident.

Ruben Dominguez filed this report.

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Scene of the shooting.

CITRUS HEIGHTS–

Police say they are investigating a homicide near Kensington Drive and Mariposa Avenue.

Officers showed up to the area around 8:30 p.m. after getting a report about a shooting.

At the scene, they found a man who had been shot. That man was soon pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers were able to find a suspect still at the scene. That person has been taken into custody without incident, police say.

According to preliminary information, the shooting looks to have stemmed from a family dispute in the area. Detectives are still on-scene and are looking into the incident.

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