The Yuma Police Department has released the name of the man who was found shot to death early Sunday morning.

Officers found 22-year-old Nicholas Berg after responding to the 100 block of South 10th Avenue at 2:39 a.m. Sunday morning in reference to a 911 call.

When officers arrived on scene they found Berg unresponsive and with an apparent gunshot wound.

First aid was administered but Berg was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 42-year-old man, now identified as Ruben Joseph Magana, was also located at the scene and taken into custody.

“They are known to each other,” said Sgt. Lori Franklin, a spokesperson for the Yuma Police Department. “It is an ongoing investigation and detectives are still sorting out the details.”

Magana was arrested for being a prohibited possessor and remains in custody at the Yuma County jail on a $20,000 cash-only bond.

Franklin, citing the ongoing investigation, was not able to provide any additional information.

Anyone with any information about the case is asked to call YPD at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

James Gilbert can be reached at jgilbert@yumasun.com or 539-6854. Find him on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/YSJamesGilbert or on Twitter @YSJamesGilbert.

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