NORTH PORT (WSNN) - Saturday night, 51-year-old Modero Cruz of North Port, was booked into the Sarasota County Jail for murder.
He is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Dylan James Baker.
North Port Police say they responded to a shooting at an apartment, Saturday at 9 a.m.
They found Baker dead. An investigation found that the two had been in a fight and had to be physically separated.
Baker went to his room, and police say Cruz went to his living area and retrieved a 9 mm pistol. They say he then loaded a round into the chamber went to Baker's room and shot him in the stomach.
Baker tried to crawl to the front door but died from his wounds.
Cruz is now in the Sarasota County Jail.