KINGMAN — A Fort Mohave man was indicted Thursday in the shooting death of a Bullhead City bicyclist.
A Mohave County grand jury indicted Jake Patrick Biunno, 21, on two counts of second-degree murder. Biunno is being held in county jail on a $500,000 bond.
Biunno is expected to be arraigned on the charges March 13 before Superior Court Judge Steve Conn. A defendant convicted of second-degree murder faces from 10 to 25 years in prison.
Two codefendants arrested along with Biunno and who were accused by police of hindering prosecution, were not indicted by a grand jury.
Around 5 p.m. Feb. 20, Biunno and the two other suspects were driving in a black Honda when they got into an altercation with Juan Pedro Flores as he rode his bike in the 500 block of Riviera Boulevard, Bullhead police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said.
Flores and the male codefendant allegedly got into a fight when Biunno allegedly shot Flores with a .380-caliber Glock. The suspects reportedly did not know Flores, 33, who died at the scene. The suspects then drove away.
The three suspects were arrested Feb. 22. Biunno was arrested at a Mohave Valley gas station. The male codefendant was arrested at a Fort Mohave home and a female codefendant was arrested at her Fort Mohave home after a report of shots being fired at a dog, Fromelt said.