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Homicide suspect arrested in McDonald's parking lot

PUEBLO, Colo. - A homicide suspect who apparently wanted a hamburger wound up in handcuffs instead, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office.

Luis Fernando Lopez was arrested in the parking lot of the McDonlad's on Bonforte Blvd. just before 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014.

Police had been searching for Lopez for two and half months.

Members of the Colorado Violent Offender Task Force happened to recognize Lopez's truck driving in the Belmont area and followed him into the fast food restaurant's parking lot.

The sheriff's office says several undercover vehicles blocked his path as he pulled around toward the drive through. Lopez was ordered out of the truck and arrested.

Lopez is facing charges for homicide, menacing, assault and fraud. He is being held at the Pueblo County Detention Center without bond.

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