Three men and a male juvenile were arrested after the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man during a suspected drug transaction in Visalia on Sunday afternoon.
Noah Fox, 18, Jose Luis Cortez, 18, Kalvin Solis, 18, and a male juvenile were booked on suspicion of conspiracy, robbery and homicide, police said.
Officers responded to a call about a vehicle versus parked vehicle accident near Buena Vista Avenue and Zachary Street around 1:55 p.m. At the scene, authorities found driver Terry Wade III with a gunshot wound. Wade was transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injures.
The suspects were stopped by officials a short distance from the scene after a tipsters spotted their vehicle leaving the scene.
The weapon that is believed to have been used during this crime has been recovered, police said.