Sanger West student believed to responsible in shooting death of man, deputies say

A 14-year-old was arrested Thursday after he is accused of killing a 55-year-old man earlier this year in Fresno County.

Detectives did not identify the teen because of their age but said the 14-year old is a Sanger West High student with ties to a street gang.

On March 12, deputies responded to the intersection of Bethel and Jefferson avenues in Del Rey about a victim of a shooting. They found Ruben Ramirez of Parlier inside a vehicle and with a gunshot wound.

Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Responding homicide detectives determined Ramirez was shot minutes earlier in Del Rey.

Anyone with more information is asked to call Detective Aurelio Flores at 559-600-8208 or Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867, and will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Reference case # 23-2882.