SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — The person accused of fatally shooting 15-year-old Omari Lowery in Antelope back in July was arrested in Idaho, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office announced on Monday.
The suspect was identified as Sacramento County resident Mercedes Perez, also 15.READ MORE: 'You Take Your Chances': Several Cars Stripped Of Catalytic Converters At Sacramento Airport Economy Lot
Perez was arrested last Wednesday, Nov. 24, after detectives served a search warrant at a home in Idaho, the sheriff’s office said. Perez was booked into custody without bail and faces multiple charges, including murder and robbery.READ MORE: New Bill Allows For Hunting Of Destructive Wild Pigs In California Without A Permit
The shooting happened along Onawa Court just after 9 p.m. on July 19.
At the scene, deputies found Lowery shot and he was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: 'Just Seeing Those Pictures Hurt': Sacramento Family Hasn't Heard From Tongan Relatives Since Eruption
No further information on the investigation has been released.