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15-year-old suspect arrested in connection to March homicide on Broadway Circle

KING CITY, Calif. (KION)

UPDATE 4/16/2021 3:30 p.m. King City police say they have made an arrest in connection to a homicide on Broadway Circle last month.

Police said officers responded to a report of shots fired at around 1 a.m. on March 31 and found 31-year-old Miguel Angel Aviles with multiple gunshot wounds. He died of his injuries.

During the investigation, police said they learned that Aviles was in the area around Broadway Circle and River Drive when he got into a fight with another person.

On Friday, officers served a search warrant on Oxford Avenue near Amhurst. During the investigation, a 15-year-old suspect was arrested. He is charged with Aviles' murder and has been booked into Monterey County Juvenile Hall.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. John Dow at 831-386-5969 or Detective Kenedy at 831-386-5993. To remain anonymous, call 1-800-78-CRIME.

PREVIOUS STORY: King City police are investigating a homicide that happened on Broadway Circle early Wednesday morning.

Police responded to a report of shots fired on Broadway Circle near River Drive just after 1 a.m., and when officers got there, they found 31-year-old Miguel Angel Aviles with multiple gunshot wounds. Aviles died of his injuries.

During the investigation, police found that the victim was in the area when he got into a fight with another person.

Police are still gathering information, but they are also trying to identify a potential witness. A city-wide camera system shows the person near the area when the shooting happened, but they do not believe the person is a suspect. Officers said they want to find the person to see if they can provide any more information.

Anyone who can identify the witness, who was in the area between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 1:06 a.m. Wednesday or who has any additional information is asked to call Sgt. John Dow at 831-386-5969 or Detective Kenedy at 831-386-5993. To remain anonymous, call 1-800-78-CRIME.

Crime / Monterey County / Top Stories

Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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