Tesla employee, 29, is arrested for murder after arguing with a co-worker then ‘shooting him with a ghost gun at the end of his shift’ outside the firm’s Fremont manufacturing plant
A Tesla employee has been arrested on suspicion of murder after he argued with a co-worker and then allegedly shot him outside the company’s Fremont factory in Northern 캘리포니아.
Anthony Solima, 29, armed himself with an untraceable ‘ghost gun’ after ‘suddenly walking off’ in the middle of his shift on Monday, 경찰이 말했다.
He shot his co-worker in the parking lot shortly after the unidentified victim left the factory at the end of his shift, 두 번째 희생자는 커리에게 반격하여 여러 부상을 입혔습니다..
Solima, of Milpitas, was arrested on a homicide warrant on Monday. He is due to be arraigned on Thursday.
Police and emergency teams outside the Tesla factory in Fremont on Monday afternoon
Firefighters rushed to the parking lot in the 45000 block of Fremont Boulevard 3.26pm.
They found the victim unresponsive with at least one gunshot wound and immediately called the cops.
He was pronounced by paramedics a short time later.
Police recovered .223-caliber rifle casings at the scene.
‘Within several hours, detectives developed leads on a potential suspect who also worked with the victim,’ 경찰이 말했다.
Detectives tracked Solima to Milpitas and tailed him ‘until an opportunity presented itself to arrest [그를] when he exited his vehicle.’
The suspect surrendered to cops who found a loaded, non-serialized, .223-caliber, short-barrel rifle in his car.
Police confirmed to 로스 앤젤레스 타임즈 that the weapon was a ghost gun.
These are typically made from 3-D printed plastic parts and can be assembled at home using kits.
Police outside the Tesla factory on Monday evening
They are not made by licensed manufacturers so they do not carry serial numbers, making them impossible to trace.
Experts have warned these homemade guns are increasingly being used in crimes.
이상 40 percent of guns seized in LA are ghost guns, according to federal firearms officials.
Solima, of Milpitas, is due to be arraigned on Thursday.