Crime & Courts

Police identify victim in Steele Creek fatal shooting

Police identified Jose Luis Rivera Vedal, 32, as the man who was shot to death inside a home in the Steele Creek area late Saturday afternoon.

Authorities were called to a home in the 9000 block of Windsong Drive at 5:47 p.m. by neighbors who reported hearing gunshots. Paramedics pronounced Vedal dead at the scene, Medic spokesman Lester Oliva said.

Police have said Vedal and the suspect knew each other and were involved in a fight shortly before the shooting. Anyone with information should call 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Elisabeth Arriero