Police arrest suspect in Tesla parking lot homicide

An aerial watch of the Tesla Fremont Manufacturing facility on Might 13, 2020 in Fremont, California.

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Law enforcement arrested a suspect in the murder that took position at the Tesla factory parking lot in Fremont, California yesterday afternoon, according to a assertion out late Tuesday. They also mentioned the victim and suspect in the capturing ended up each Tesla employees.

CNBC achieved out to Tesla for further data but reps were being not right away out there to comment.

A press statement from the Fremont Police Division, posted via Nixle (the local community facts assistance) on Tuesday explained of the homicide, which occurred on Monday afternoon:

“Murder detectives responded to the scene and took over the investigation. They acquired that the victim … had just finished a change at the Tesla production manufacturing facility before becoming shot in the parking ton as he remaining. Within numerous several hours, detectives designed leads on a probable suspect who also worked with the target. Detectives uncovered that the target and suspect experienced been arguing earlier in the day, and that the suspect had instantly walked off the position.”

Law enforcement also mentioned they arrested 29-yr-previous Anthony Solima of Milpitas, California on a homicide warrant. The identification of the sufferer has not nonetheless been confirmed by the coroner’s business office.

The Fremont manufacturing unit is Tesla’s only U.S. car or truck assembly plant these days. In accordance to Tesla’s website, extra than 10,000 staff operate there.

Fremont Police have requested that anybody with facts about the circumstance contact, text or e-mail their department. Read through the entire assertion, with aspects on how to get to the Fremont Law enforcement Section below.