A Visalia man was arrested early Monday on murder charges in connection with the slaying of his roommate, police reported.
The incident took place just before 1 a.m. in the 200 block of North Park Avenue. Police reported that officers responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon and encountered Glen Petree, 50, and a teenage boy outside a home. Inside, police found a dead man and a gun.
The victim was identified as Darrell Heinrichs, 59, of Visalia.
Police said witnesses indicated that the victim and Petree, who were roommates, argued and Petree shot the victim multiple times. Petree was booked into the Tulare County jail.
There was no additional information about the teenager.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call detective James Cummings at 559-713-4722.