Four Arrested in Merced County Double Homicide
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Merced County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested four young men for a double murder near Dos Palos.
20-year-old Bryan Bridgeford and 20-year-old Jose German were arrested early Tuesday morning, along with a 17-year-old whose identity is not being released. Thursday, a 16-year-old was also taken into custody.
Detectives also believe they now know the motive for the execution style shooting.
Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin said, "The two victims and the suspects had been in a verbal feud in the weeks leading up to this murder. And there are some gang overtones."
Detectives have also recovered a weapon they believe was used in the murders.
crimetracker, merced county, dos palos, local
- Dog pack kills nearly 80 animals at campus
- Police investigate a home invasion in Central Fresno
- Kai murder investigation details revealed
- Mother of a Fresno toddler talks after hit-and-run
- Conn. commuter train crash injures more than 60
- Brush fire in Southern California scorches 575 acres
- Pastor caught watching child porn at Disney World
- Clovis resident whose car was used in police chase talks
- Fresno foster youth overcomes adversity to graduate
- Eyewitness to Visalia OIS describes what he saw
- Frontier Airlines returns to Fresno
- Good Sports: Bulldogs in the Kitchen
- Grass fire contained in Fresno County
- Made in the Valley: Top O' The Morn Farms
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed VideoMost Viewed Photos