SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The man accused of shooting and killing a man on I-5 in Sacramento earlier this week appeared before a judge Thursday.
Thirty-three-year-old David Perry appeared in a Sacramento County courtroom where a judge formally outlined the murder charges against him.READ MORE: 'You Take Your Chances': Several Cars Stripped Of Catalytic Converters At Sacramento Airport Economy Lot
On Monday afternoon, 60-year-old Lufino Mejorado was shot while driving his Dodge Ram truck on southbound I-5 near Richards Boulevard. Witnesses reported seeing a white Mercedes chasing the truck. Perry, who was believed to be in the Mercedes, allegedly pulled up to Mejorado and shot multiple times. Mejorado was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: New Bill Allows For Hunting Of Destructive Wild Pigs In California Without A Permit
Perry was arrested on Tuesday by the CHP.
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Perry was appointed a public defender at Thursday’s hearing and the case was continued until next month.