A suspect was in custody Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in a Newport Beach residence, police reported.
Rodney James Hartzel, age unknown, was arrested following the Thursday night shooting, according to Heather Rangel, a spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department, but it was not immediately clear whether he was booked on suspicion of murder.
Police were called about 8 p.m. Thursday to the 20000 block of Orchid Street on reports of gunshots fired, Rangel said. When officers arrived, they found the body of the victim inside a residence, she said.
Police withheld the name and age of the victim pending notification of his family.