A US national has surrendered to the police in San Bernardino and been arrested on charges of killing Indian national Abhishek Sudhesh Bhat early this week, the police said on Sunday.
The suspect Eric Turner, 42, turned himself in on Saturday, the San Bernardino Police Department said.
He has been arrested on charges of killing Sudhesh, 25, outside a motel where he was working part-time.
A resident of Mysuru, Abhishek was a student of Masters Degree in computer science at California State University San Bernardino.
He was shot at by Turner outside the motel Thursday afternoon. He was pronounced dead by the police which reached the scene soon after.
The San Bernardino Police Department said the case is being investigated. The reason why Turner shot at Sudesh was not immediately known.
Turner is being held without bail and is being scheduled to be produced before a local court on Tuesday.