A 21-year-old Ripley man suspected in the weekend shooting death of a Blythe man turned himself in Thursday and was being held on $1 million bail.

TeAndre Robinson surrendered at 3:10 a.m. at the Colorado River sheriff’s station in Blythe and was booked on suspicion of murdering of 23-year-old Blythe resident Martin Perez last Saturday, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call about 7:40 p.m. Saturday in the area of 25th and Ramsey avenues in Ripley, when they found Perez lying in the street suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Despite life-saving measures by first responders, Perez was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motive for the crime was not released by sheriff’s officials.

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