EL CERRITO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested in the killing of a former high school athlete in El Cerrito last month.
El Cerrito police arrested 21-year-old Malachi Cox, of Oakland, on Wednesday in the shooting death of 18-year-old Sincere Martin.
Martin was killed in the late afternoon of April 23 in the 900 block of Galvin Drive.
Authorities said Cox is associated with a white 4-door Toyota that fled the scene after the shooting.
El Cerrito police were able to track him down to Citrus Heights, a city in Sacramento County, with the help of Oakland police and the U.S. Marshals.
He was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility in Martinez.
Martin was a former athlete for De Anza High School and El Cerrito High School, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District.