The suspect in a double homicide at a tattoo parlor in Fresno on Saturday was arrested in San Luis Obispo County after he surrendered himself to authorities Sunday morning, Fresno police said.
Cruz Pedro Hinojosa, 27, of Fresno turned himself in at the Pismo Beach Police Department, and Fresno police homicide detectives were on their way to take him into custody, Lt. Joe Gomez said in a news release Sunday.
Gomez said more information regarding Saturday’s double homicide will be available Monday. Two men, Jesse Hernandez III, 35, and Pisa Xayapheth, 30, were gunned down inside the Fresh Ink Tattoo Parlor near Olive and Echo avenues in the Tower District, according to Sgt. Andre Benson. The incident happened about 10:30 p.m.
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Officers arrived at the tattoo parlor to find both victims shot multiple times. They were rushed to a hospital, but pronounced dead on arrival, authorities said.
The victims and Hinojosa were employees of the parlor, Gomez said, adding that there was a disturbance leading up to the shooting. Additional information, including a possible motive, was not released.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867.