LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A man wanted for a murder in Fresno, California, was taken into custody in Las Vegas on Monday, according to authorities.
The Fresno Police Department says officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex around 10 a.m. Monday, April 25.
The victim was identified as 37-year-old Stepan Hambartsumyan. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Homicide detectives learned Hambartsumyan was visiting someone when three people entered the apartment. Police say one man, 23-year-old Anthony Tashchian, got into an argument with Hambartsumyan and allegedly shot him.
Police in Las Vegas took Tashchian into custody around 11:30 p.m. Monday, according to Fresno Police, and booked him on suspicion of murder.
Court records indicate a 72-hour fugitive hearing is scheduled for Thursday.