Christopher Rupe is currently being sought by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department. According to deputies, Rupe and an accomplice Aaron Baeza were allegedly committing a home invasion robbery in the town of Firebaugh. They were armed with a gun and a hatchet and tied up the residents.
They later freed the victim to allow him to look for the cash.
The homeowner then stabbed and killed Baeza with his samurai sword and Rupe fled the scene and remains at large.
According to deputies Rupe may be traveling with an unidentified Caucasian woman in a dark green Ford F-150 pickup, with a California license plate of 6T04402.