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UPDATE: Rigby Man Dead, Police Arrest Suspect In Utah

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By Paul Johnson

UPDATE 1PM - IRON COUNTY, Utah ( KIFI-TV) - An Idaho Falls man wanted for questioning in connection with a deadly shooting in the Rigby area was arrested late Sunday night in Utah. He is being charged with second-degree murder and was being held on a $750,000 bond.
The Jefferson County sheriff got a tip Emmanuel Jesus Granados, 23, he had boarded a bus in Salt Lake City.

The Iron County Sheriff's Office said Granados was arrested around 10:45 p.m. in Parowan City, Utah, north of Cedar City. Authorities there would not release information on the circumstances of his arrest.

Granados was wanted in the deadly shooting of 22-year-old Fermin Lemus of Madison County, who was shot multiple times while attending a quinceanera on East 200 North in the Rigby area shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday.

Granados will be extradited.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.


RIGBY, Idaho ( KIFI-TV) - A man was shot to death in Rigby early Sunday morning.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Fermin Lemus of Madison County was shot multiple times while attending a quinceanera on East 200 North in Rigby. It happened a little before 1 a.m. Sunday.
Deputies say two men showed up at the celebration, where they confronted Lemus. They later went to a nearby parking lot where the shooting took place. Private security attempted to break the fight up when a man pulled a gun and fired several times at the victim. Deputies say he then climbed into a 1990 blue Nissan and left the scene.
Deputies say an associate of the man who fired the gun, Juan Lopez, was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with a knife wound.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Emmanuel Jesus Granados, whose picture is attached to this article, is wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting. No suspects have been named at this time.
If you happen to see Granados, contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at (208) 745-9210.
An autopsy will be performed, and the investigation is ongoing.


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