- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona authorities say a man sought in the shooting death of a 26-year-old high school math teacher may have traveled to one of several other states in the West.

Tempe, Arizona, police say 27-year-old Caleb Bartels may have traveled to Sacramento, California; Reno, Nevada, or Beaverton, Oregon, and is considered armed and dangerous.

Detective Lily Duran says a warrant charges Bartels in the killing early Sunday morning of Ryne Zahner, a teacher a Mesa High School who was shot in his home’s backyard.

Police have not released a possible motive but Duran says charges include homicide, aggravated assault, burglary and criminal damage.

Bartels is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-10, 165 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. His vehicle is a 2007 silver Pontiac Grand Prix with Arizona license plate BSK8972.


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