Fresno police arrested a 25-year-old man early Monday for the shooting of a 43-year-old man who was picking up his granddaughter for child custody.
James Ryan Dean, was booked into Fresno County Jail in lieu of posting $1 million bail for the shooting of Augustine Velasco in the 1200 block of East Vassar Avenue about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Witness say Dean, the current boyfriend of Velasco’s ex-wife, got into an argument with Velasco before the shooting, Fresno police say.
Dean was later found near Olive Avenue and Parkway Drive by police during routine patrols.
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He was recognized as the suspect in Velasco’s death and taken into custody without incident, police said.