SLO Sheriff provides update on April shooting that killed Oceano man

Comparing forensic profile to suspects

OCEANO, Calif. - The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has provided on update on the murder of Daniel Fuentes, Sr. who was killed near his Oceano home in April. 

Fuentes was shot around midnight on the 2200 block of Beach Street on April 3. Investigators said Fuentes went to a neighbor's home and told them he had been shot. He died shortly after. 

The SLO Sheriff's Office said forensic evidence collected from the scene was sent to the California Department of Justice for analysis. A forensic profile was compiled and detectives are in the process of comparing forensic evidence from the crime scene to suspects in the case.

Anyone with information on Fuentes' murder is urged to contact SLO Sheriff's Detectives at 805-781-4500. You can submit a report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 805-549-7867 or through their website.

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