STOCKTON (CBS13) — The alleged driver wanted for a Stockton hit-and-run that left a man dead back in July has been arrested.
Stockton police say the original incident happened back on July 25 around 6 p.m. A 40-year-old man was struck by a vehicle along the 400 block of South San Joaquin Street that day.READ MORE: SCUSD's New Race And Equity Liaison Talk District's Move To Fire Teacher Who Used N-Word
Officers say the man was rushed to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries.READ MORE: ‘It’s Just Heartbreaking’: Community Mourns One In Growing Number Of Officer Deaths Involving DUI Drivers
Detectives were able to get a description of the vehicle that struck the man, but they have still been trying to develop information about the driver.
Last week, detectives were able to identify the suspect as 70-year-old Guillermo Sotolongo and he was arrested.MORE NEWS: Big Dog, Big Dreams: 185-Pound Bullmastiff Up For Adoption At Sacramento SPCA
Sotolongo has been booked into San Joaquin County Jail and is facing a charge of murder, police say.