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Authorities Tuesday identified a woman who was fatally shot in Blythe.

Officers responded to the 300 block of North Broadway in Blythe at around 8 p.m. Sunday to reports of shots fired, according to the Blythe Police Department.

They arrived to find an unconscious female adult suffering from various gunshot wounds. Police said officers attempted life-saving measures, but she subsequently died at the scene.

The woman was identified by the Riverside County coroner’s office as 26-year-old Selena Rivera of Blythe.

Robert Trejo Jr., 24, was identified as the suspect of the shooting through follow-up investigations and witnesses, according to police.

He was found in Phoenix, Arizona and arrested by Phoenix homicide detectives and SWAT team members on suspicion of murder, police said.

Trejo will likely be transferred back to Riverside County to face murder charges, according to police.

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