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Bloomington Police Arrest Indianapolis Murder Fugitive
Updated April 2, 2015 8:54 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Authorities have arrested a fugitive suspected of killing one man and injuring three others in a shooting outside an Indianapolis grocery store more than five years ago.

The Bloomington Police Department says Rosendo Molina-Castro was arrested Tuesday on preliminary charges of murder, carrying a handgun without a license and possession of marijuana.

He's accused of fatally shooting 24-year-old Jose Avila and injuring three other men in a Sept. 6, 2009, shooting outside Los Compadres Supermarket on Indianapolis' west side.

Latino supermarket on Indianapolis' northwest side Sunday afternoon.

Officers were called to the Los Compadres market, in the 6200 block of West 38th Street, at about 2:15 p.m., 6News Rick Hightower reported.

Investigators say Molina-Castro was involved in an argument with another man inside the store. When four of that man's friends drove up to the store in a truck, shots were fired.

Three of the four men in the truck were shot, along with the man who was with Molina-Castro in the store..

Avila, one of the men in the truck, was pronounced dead at the scene.

One of the injured victims, a 26-year-old man, had been shot several times in the chest and arm, while a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm and another man's back was grazed by a bullet, police said.

Investigators said the shooting was sparked by an ongoing dispute.



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