Suspect Idenfitied in Citrus Heights Shooting

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citrus heights shootingCITRUS HEIGHTS –

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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