Watch: Shooting Victim and Mystery Man Minutes before Homicide

Help the Sheriff's Department identify the other man in the video.

The Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office has obtained and released this surveillance footage of and another man at the Emerald Bay Apartments on Soquel Drive moments before the March 1 homicide. 

Connally is the man in light clothing. The Sheriff's Office is searching for anyone that can help identify the other man, as he has not come forward with more information to help the investigation.

To contact the Sheriff's Office, call 831-454-2311, email shf236@co.santa-cruz.ca.us or call the anonymous tip line at 831-454-2487.

An at the apartment complex for anyone seeking more information on the homicide and safety measures for the future. 

Sheriff's Deputy April Skalland said with the current lack of information on the homicide, it is unclear if played a part in the shooting. However, she said it appears to not have been a "random act."

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that Connally, although he did not finish high school, was a regular on the honor roll in his youth, and became a father in January. 

To keep up with every Patch story related to the homicide, click here.


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