UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After Lodi Man Killed in Shooting

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UPDATED, March 2, 2018 8:45 a.m.: The Lodi Police Department has arrested 45-year-old Marcus Trull Sr. in connection to the homicide of Rafel Morfin.

He was arrested during a vehicle stop near 3700 Collier Road on Friday night.

LODI — The Lodi Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead Wednesday night.

Around 10 p.m., officers located a 34-year-old man who had been shot in the head near 200 E Vine Street and S Stockton Street.

He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was in critical condition. Police said the man died from his injuries the following evening.

Family members identified the victim as Rafael Morfin. Morfin is survived by his four children, his brother told FOX40.

Detectives said the shooting does not appear to be random but the motive is unclear.

“I work a swing shift so I was coming home, probably about 12-1 in the morning or whatever, and there was police everywhere and it was tapped off and stuff,” a neighbor who wished to remain anonymous said. “I don’t like it. I don’t know what it’s about. I hope they get the guy.”

Anyone with information is asked to call LPD at 209-333-6727.


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