Phoenix police arrest a suspect in a fatal shooting case

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King David Sandoval, 37 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) King David Sandoval, 37 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (AP) -

Police say they've made an arrest in a homicide case in Phoenix.

They say 37-year-old King David Sandoval was taken into custody Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Police say Sandoval is suspected in the death of 29-year-old Jonathan Cordova.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Police investigating overnight shooting that left man dead]

Officers were called out to a vacant lot last Saturday night about a man found on the ground with a gunshot wound.

He was later identified as Cordova, who was transported to a hospital and later was pronounced dead.

Police say homicide investigators interviewed witnesses and their investigation led them to Sandoval.

They say the investigation also showed there had been a dispute between the victim and the suspect over alleged stolen property.

It was unclear Thursday if Sandoval has a lawyer yet.

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