An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Manufacturing unit on Could 13, 2020 in Fremont, California.
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Police arrested a suspect within the murder that passed off on the Tesla manufacturing unit car parking zone in Fremont, California yesterday afternoon, in keeping with an announcement out late Tuesday. Additionally they stated the sufferer and suspect within the capturing have been each Tesla employees.
CNBC reached out to Tesla for additional data however representatives weren’t instantly out there to remark.
A press assertion from the Fremont Police Division, revealed by way of Nixle (the group data service) on Tuesday stated of the murder, which occurred on Monday afternoon:
“Murder detectives responded to the scene and took over the investigation. They discovered that the sufferer … had simply completed a shift on the Tesla manufacturing manufacturing unit earlier than being shot within the car parking zone as he left. Inside a number of hours, detectives developed leads on a possible suspect who additionally labored with the sufferer. Detectives discovered that the sufferer and suspect had been arguing earlier within the day, and that the suspect had all of the sudden walked off the job.”
Police additionally stated they arrested 29-year-old Anthony Solima of Milpitas, California on a murder warrant. The id of the sufferer has not but been confirmed by the coroner’s workplace.
The Fremont manufacturing unit is Tesla’s solely U.S. car meeting plant at this time. In accordance with Tesla’s web site, greater than 10,000 staff work there.
Fremont Police have requested that anybody with details about the case name, textual content or e-mail their division. Learn the complete assertion, with particulars on find out how to attain the Fremont Police Department here.