Suspect arrested in Mesa man's shooting death

Posted at 9:42 AM, Sep 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-13 12:42:23-04

Mesa Police Department released the identity of a suspect taken into custody after man was found shot to death at an apartment complex Friday night.

Officers responded to the complex near 8th Street and Dobson around 9 p.m., where they found the man inside one of the apartments.

They attempted to revive him, but were unable to do so.

Early Saturday morning, investigators located a possible suspect, 34-year-old Rene Nunez.

Nunez admitted to his involvement in the shooting, which appears to have been drug related.

He was booked into jail on one count of second-degree murder.

Police are not yet releasing the victim's name.