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2nd Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Modesto Teen Killed Protecting Mom

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Marty Kent was gunned down while protecting his mother.

Marty Kent was gunned down while protecting his mother.

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MODESTO (CBS13) – Detectives have arrested a second suspect in the fatal shooting of a Modesto teen.

Marty Kent, 17, was gunned down in front of his home Jan. 2, and died in his father’s arms. His mother said Kent took a bullet intended for her.

Thursday morning, homicide detectives arrested 33-year-old Demaris Hunter in connection to the shooting.

Detectives previously interviewed Hunter early in their investigation, and arrested the Modesto resident after obtaining more information regarding his involvement.

Anyone with information about this investigation can call Detective Jon McQueary at (209) 525-7099. You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also email tips at the Crime Stoppers website, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing “Tip704″ plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.

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