Suspect Arrested In Shooting Death Of Modesto Teen Earlier This Month

MODESTO (CBS13) – A suspect was arrested Wednesday morning in the murder of a 17-year-old boy earlier this month in west Modesto.

Stanislaus County sheriff’s detectives and the Modesto Police Department SWAT team served a search warrant in the 900 block of Snead Drive at 8:30 a.m. They arrested Richard Lionheart Teputepu, 19, of Modesto.

Richard Lionheart Teputepu

Richard Lionheart Teputepu

He came out of the residence peacefully, the sheriff’s office said.

Teputepu is a suspect in the shooting death of Marty Kent, who was standing in his front yard at 911 Leon Avenue on Jan. 2 when he was gunned down.

There was reportedly a fight at the home before the shooting. Teputepu is not believed to be the only suspect in the homicide.

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