LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ/AP) – A man is arrested in Florida who police believe is connected to the triple homicide shooting in Louisville.
The Louisville Metro Police Department say 46-year-old Christopher Olivo is facing three counts of murder and a charge of Tampering with Physical Evidence.
The three murders took place in Louisville Friday afternoon on Venango Drive.
LMPD say their Homicide Unit worked with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office to locate Olivo. He was taken into custody Friday night, police say.
Olivo was wearing a ballistic vest and had an AK-47 assault rifle on the passenger seat of his vehicle when he was stopped in his car by violent crimes task force officers in Florida.
Olivio is charged with murdering a man and two women while inside a home in the 6400 block of Venango Drive, according to police.
LMPD will have a news conference Monday at LMPD Headquarters regarding Olivo’s capture.
Olivo fled to Florida with his 3-year-old daughter. She was located in Hernando County and was unharmed, the sheriff’s department says. Louisville police are traveling to Florida to bring him back.
The victims’ cousin says the man accused of shooting and killing her relatives, Christopher Olivo, was in a long term relationship with one of them, Geneva miles and they had a daughter together.
Geneva, her brother, mike, and his wife Catherine, were all found dead Friday night.
That’s also when police in Florida pulled Olivo over.