FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Police say a man wanted for attempted murder was arrested at a Fairfield high school’s graduation ceremony.

Manuel Antonio Rodrigues, a 19-year-old Fairfield resident, was wanted in connection to a May 25 shooting. Fairfield Police say they were tipped off by an off-duty officer that Rodrigues was in the audience at Thursday’s graduation ceremony for Rodriguez High School Thursday evening.

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Officers decided to let the graduation continue without disruption and just keep a close eye on Rodrigues and to avoid any sort of possible dangerous confrontation.

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Once the ceremony ended and Rodrigues left the stadium, officers pounced and took him into custody.

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Police say officers stayed at the scene to try and dispel any rumors that may have been generated by the commotion.