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Fast arrest made in connection with South Coast murder

Bill Oxford
A Ventura County man arrested for a holiday weekend murder is being held in lieu of $1.5 million bail.

Suspect in Ventura County killing was found and arrested in Fresno.

Authorities have made a quick arrest in connection with a Ventura County murder.

Sheriff’s deputies responding to reports of a disturbance in Saticoy on Sunday night found a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound. Gabriel Cueva of Piru died a short time later at a hospital.

Detectives identified Julius Luna of Ventura as a suspect. After getting a search warrant, they say they found evidence linking him to the killing.

With the help of the Fresno Police Department, Luna was arrested in Fresno. He’s being held in lieu of $1.5 million bail. There’s no word on a motive for the shooting.