Northwest Side man charged in slaying of flower delivery worker in California

Eric Locelvira, 22, was arrested on a warrant Thursday at his home in the 4100 block of North Narragansett Avenue in the Dunning neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

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Surveillance photo of Eric Locelvira

Surveillance photo of Eric Locelvira

Oakland, California police department

A Chicago man has been charged with fatally shooting a flower delivery worker in Oakland Calif., this month.

Eric Locelvira, 22, was arrested on a warrant Thursday at his home in the 4100 block of North Narragansett Avenue in the Dunning neighborhood, according to Chicago police spokesperson Kellie Bartoli.

He is charged with murder.

Oakland police said Locelvira was wanted for the fatal shooting of Matheus Gaidos on June 21.

“There was some kind of altercation,” said Oakland police spokesman Paul Chambers.

Oakland police had released surveillance photos of Locelvira and a woman, but she was later released and not charged.


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