Man wanted in California homicide case arrested in Arizona

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5/AP) -

Authorities say a man wanted in California in a homicide case has been arrested in Arizona.

U.S. Marshals Service officials say 31-year-old Ricardo Sarabia was taken into custody Tuesday evening in Phoenix.

They say Sarabia was wanted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and San Fernando police.

Authorities say Sarabia is a documented member of a California street gang with an extensive violent criminal history.

He's accused of shooting three people during a gun transaction in San Fernando last December.

Authorities say one of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say Sarabia fled California sometime after the incident and was found to be living in the Laveen area west of Phoenix.

Sarabia has been booked into the Maricopa County Jail and awaits extradition to California.

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