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Oakland Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of Neighborhood Ice Cream Man

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- Police have arrested a man suspected in the murder of Oakland ice cream vendor Jasvir Singh.

Police believe Joevan Lopez is responsible for the October 3 shooting that happened in the 9300 block of Peach Street.

Singh, a crashed into a parked car after he was shot five times by a gunman who approached his ice cream truck. The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting stunned neighbors who said Singh was a familiar face in the neighborhood.

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office is reviewing the case and formal charges are expected later this week.

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