Police arrest homicide suspect in San Jose

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Police raided a downtown San Jose home this morning and arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a June homicide in East Palo Alto.

East Palo Alto police, with assistance from San Jose police, arrested Lionel McCoy around 5 a.m., after serving a search warrant at 477 N. Second St. in San Jose, according to East Palo Alto police.

McCoy was arrested on suspicion of homicide and booked into jail without bail, police said.

McCoy is a suspect in a June 10 fatal shooting at 2455 Illinois St. Officers responding to reports of gunfire that day found a man suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds, according to police.

The victim, later identified as 30-year-old Christopher Puckett, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police believe the fatal shooting was the result of an ongoing dispute between Puckett and McCoy.

The suspect's mother tells KTVU she is shocked. She says her son has a job and has been staying out of trouble. 

At this point, police have not released additional details.