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San Fernando : Argument Ends in Shooting Death

A family dispute turned deadly for a 43-year-old Redlands resident staying with relatives while he worked on a local construction project, San Fernando police said Wednesday.

Rosalio Pelayo was staying with family members at a house in the 500 block of South Huntington Street in San Fernando when he got into an argument Tuesday with his 22-year-old nephew, Saul Pelayo, visiting from San Diego, Detective Mike Langston said.

A few hours later, about 9 p.m., the two began fighting again and Saul Pelayo took out a gun and shot his uncle several times in the torso and head, Langston said.

Saul Pelayo fled and remains at large, and Rosalio Pelayo died at the scene, Langston said.

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Langston said Rosalio Pelayo had accused his nephew of freeloading off the family.


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