Police say it’s a possible love triangle that turned deadly.
Visalia Police arrested 32-year old Edgar Lugo on suspicion of murder.
36-year old Clifford St. Martin was shot to death outside his girlfriend’s driveway early Monday morning.
Claudia Villarreal says she dated Martin for a year and a half and believes her ex-boyfriend…and father of her child…was jealous.
Claudia says her boyfriend walked outside around 2 am to check up on a noise.
“I was in the room waiting for Clifford to come in and I was about to go out there and didn't. I just waited a little longer and next thing I know I hear gunshots,” Villarreal said.
“Recently there’s been tension between victim and suspect. The victim was dating the father of the suspect’s child,” Visalia Police Sgt. Kevin Kroeze said.
Claudia says she's been separated from Lugo for a couple years ago because she explains...they had problems.
Police urge anyone with information about the murder to come forward.
This marks Visalia’s first murder of the year.