Man Wanted in Fatal Shooting in Custody

A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Lake County is in custody.

Javier Martinez has turned himself into police. He was the suspect in a fatal shooting of another man that was reported at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday near Middletown. According to reports, the man who died was in a vehicle with a female who was also injured.

Butts Canyon Road was closed from Highway 29 to the Napa County line, around the shooting scene as CHP and LCSO investigated. Police were told Martinez fled the scene in a silver SUV, and Lake County sheriff’s deputies learned Martinez could be in Clearlake. They were looking for him there, when Martinez turned himself in.