OAKLAND (BCN) — A wheelchair-bound suspect was arrested Wednesday for killing another person in Oakland on Monday, police said Friday. Kahalil Attiba, 30, of Oakland, was arrested and taken to Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of killing 60-year-old Louis Truehill of Oakland in the city’s 100th slaying of the year.

Attiba allegedly has been previously convicted of at least one felony, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, which on Thursday filed charges against Attiba for allegedly killing Truehill. Court documents allege that Truehill and Attiba had an argument over money one of them owed for drugs. Attiba told police he shot Truehill in self-defense, according to court documents.

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Truehill was shot in West Oakland in the 1300 block of Kirkham Street, not far from DeFremery Park, police said. The shooting was reported just before 3 p.m. Monday, according to police. Attiba allegedly shot the lower part of Truehill’s body before Truehill tried to take the gun from Attiba, who fired more rounds, court documents said.

Witnesses told police officers that Attiba allegedly shot Truehill, according to court documents. According to county jail records, a court date has not yet been set for Attiba.

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