Avondale police track down lead in weekend homicide

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UPDATE: The following is a press release from the Avondale Police Department:

Avondale police have questioned a man, described as an " investigative lead" in a homicide that took place this weekend. Steven Earl Sedig, 37, was arrested by police in Glendale on unrelated charges and was turned over to Avondale police for questioning yesterday.

Avondale detectives are still determining his role in the shooting death of Albino A. Garcia, who was found shot to death at an apartment complex on May 28 shortly before midnight. Following an investigation, police served a search warrant at a housing project in the 1100 block of N. 6 th Place and arrested Frankie Ybarra, 37, on charges of second degree murder and possession of marijuana.

Police put out a call to the public yesterday for Sedig's whereabouts, seeking to learn more about his possible involvement in the crime. Shortly afterwards, investigators learned Sedig was already in custody with Glendale police in regards to an unrelated crime and was also being held on outstanding warrants. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Det. David Jones of the Avondale Police Department at (623) 333-7227, or (623) 333-7001 if they wish to remain anonymous.

AVONDALE - The following is a press release from the Avondale Police Department:

Avondale police have arrested one man and are seeking a second person, described as an "investigative lead" in a weekend homicide.

On May 28, at approximately 11:55 p.m., officers responded to a call at an apartment complex where they discovered a victim who had been shot. Albino A. Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene. Following an investigation, police made an arrest the next day, serving a search warrant at a housing project in the 1100 block of N. 6th Place. Frankie Ybarra, 37, was arrested on charges of second degree murder and possession of marijuana.

Police would like to also question Steven Earl Sedig, 37, (nicknamed "White Boy") of Avondale in connection with the shooting. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Det. David Jones of the Avondale Police Department at (623) 333-7227, or (623) 333-7001 if they wish to remain anonymous.