Soldier Shot at Welcome Home Party Remains in Critical Condition

Christopher Sullivan was shot Friday at the party in San Bernardino

Christopher Sullivan, a 22-year-old soldier who was shot during a welcome home celebration, remained on life support after a shooting on Friday that shattered his spine.

Sullivan was at a party in San Bernardino to celebrate his return from service in Afghanistan.
During the party, just before midnight, Sullivan was shot after an argument. The suspect, Ruben Ray Jurado, surrendered to San Bernardino Sheriff's Deputies around 2 p.m. Monday. He was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and placed in the custody of the San Bernardino City Police Department. 

Jurado did not answer any questions from detectives, on the advice of his attorney, Michael Holmes, said Sgt. Gary Robertson, of the San Bernardino City Police Department.

Jurado, 19, had one prior incident in San Bernardino, according to Sgt. Robertson. He was not on probation and otherwise has a clean record.
It's still unclear whether the suspect had been invited to the party for Sullivan, or if he arrived with friends.  The San Bernardino District Attorney is reviewing the case with the expectation that a charge of attempted murder will be filed, along with the enhancement of using a handgun.

That decision would be made by Wednesday.
Sgt. Robertson confirmed that Jurado is the only suspect connected to the investigation.

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