MCSO seeks public's help to locate homicide suspect

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AGUILA, Ariz. -- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate and arrest a man suspected in a homicide in Aguila, Ariz., which is west of Wickenburg.

According to sheriff's officials, Jose Zarate, 25, shot and killed a woman in her own home after they were involved in an argument Monday night.

Several witnesses were present and saw Zarate running from the scene.

The sheriff's office has released a photo of Zarate and is asking for the public's help to locate him.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts can call Detective Mike Johnson at 602-526-6533 or Sgt. George Pepe at 602-989-1988.