By CBS13 Staff

CERES (CBS13) – A 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in connection to the shooting death of a man in Ceres two weeks ago, authorities said.

The teenager, a boy from Ceres, was booked into juvenile hall on charges of murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and possession of an assault weapon, according to the Ceres Police Department.

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Police said the arrest came as officers served two search warrants – one along Venus Drive in Ceres and another along Sundance Way in Modesto.

No further information regarding the suspect or shooting was released.

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Ceres police said officers responded just before 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 to the 2600 block of Magnolia Street to investigate a reported crash. A sedan had crashed into a parked vehicle – and witnesses reported seeing the driver appeared to have been shot.

The victim, identified as 26-year-old Ceres resident Alexis Perez, was found to have multiple gunshot wounds and died later on at the hospital.

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