ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — A suspect is now in custody after an early morning fight in Roseville left one man dead.
Roseville police say, just before 3 a.m. Monday, police responded to reports of an altercation on the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue.READ MORE: California Lawmakers To Vote On $307.9 Billion Spending Plan
After officers arrived on the scene, they determined that the fight was between two men. One of them was pronounced dead on the scene and the other got in a car and left.
With the help of the Sacramento Police Department SWAT team, officers were able to arrest the suspect later on Monday. He has been identified as 21-year-old Sacramento resident Andrew Aguiar.READ MORE: Rices Fire Updates: Evacuation Advisories Upgraded To Warnings In Yuba County
Police say Aguiar, who has been booked into South Placer Jail, is facing charges of murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
The name of the man killed has not been released.MORE NEWS: How Sacramento County Is Bucking The National Trend Of Murder Cases Going Unsolved
Roseville police said the death marks the first homicide of the year for the city. Additionally, Placer County said in a statement that the location of the incident was a Project Roomkey site for the homeless.
“County staff who have supported Project Roomkey operations are working closely with Roseville police as they conduct their investigation. We continue to have 24/7 security onsite to support the safety of residents and the surrounding community. We thank RPD for their work and extend our deepest condolences to everyone impacted by this tragic event.”