The Fremont Police Department arrested Anthony Solima of Milpitas on a homicide warrant Monday night. 调查人员认为，当天早些时候，索利马和受害者发生了争执，索利马 “突然” walked off the job, 警察说.
They did not say what the argument was about.
The unidentified victim was found in the parking lot with a gunshot wound just before 3:30 下午. The Fremont Fire Department responded and provided medical aid, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Near the scene were several expended .223 caliber casings. Investigators said the victim had just finished his shift at the Fremont facility and was shot as he was leaving.
Detectives learned of the argument and found Solima around 8:45 下午. and began conducting surveillance. 在 11:15 下午, they obtained arrest and search warrants and took him into custody as he was getting out of his vehicle in Milpitas.
In the vehicle, authorities found a loaded .223 caliber, short-barrel rifle with no serial number along with a used casing. They said no other suspects are being looked at.
Solima is being held without bail at the Santa Rita jail. He is expected to appear in court Thursday for his arraignment, 根据监狱记录.
The Fremont plant is one of several Tesla uses to produce its electric vehicles. The incident occurred the same day Time Magazine announced that Tesla CEO Elon Musk was its Person of the Year. Fox News has reached out to the company.
During the early weeks of the 新冠肺炎 大流行, Musk was engaged in a public spat with Alameda County officials over the re-opening of the Fremont facility amid local restrictions.
本月初, the automaker officially moved its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin, 德州.