Fontana Police Arrest Two Suspects in Murder Investigation
Alfredo Rodriguez 31 Rodolfo Nunez 36
On 07/10/2017, at approximately 11:30 am, Fontana Police Officers responded to the 8200 block of Tokay Ave, in the City of Fontana, reference shots fired. Upon arrival, victim Kofu Ofakitonga was located with a gunshot wound to his lower extremities. Ofakitonga was transported to a local hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries. Fontana Police Investigations Unit took over the crime scene and investigation and were able to learn of a suspect vehicle that was seen driving away. After nearly three weeks passed, a Fontana Police Officer on patrol located the suspect vehicle being driven by one of the suspects. Fontana Detectives worked diligently to identify suspect one, Rodolfo Nunez 08-18-1980 of Fontana, who was currently on felony probation for robbery. Also identified was suspect two (the suspected shooter) Alfredo Lucio Rodriguez 07-31-1986 of Fontana, who is currently on active PRCS for felony auto theft. It is believed on the morning of 7/10/2017, Nunez and Rodriguez were driving in the area of the 8200 block of Tokay Ave. when they were littering in front of the victim’s residence. Both suspects got into a verbal altercation with the victim who confronted them about the littering, which eventually led to the deadly shooting. On 08/07/17, both suspects were arrested without incident and charged with PC 187, Murder.
City of Fontana Police Department
Officer Jay Sayegh
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