Police say Joaquin Gonzalez had just left a movie and gotten into his car when a complete stranger stabbed him to death.
By Saturday evening, Salt Lake City officers tracked down and arrested Harlin Ramos, 30, on suspicion of murdering Gonzalez, who has a Chicago address.
The 33-year-old man left The Gateway movie theater with a woman at 1:20 a.m. and returned to his car, at 515 W. 100 South. Ramos was selling drugs in the area and opened Gonzalez's passenger-side door, which startled him, according to an arrest affidavit. Police suspect that Ramos and Gonzalerz started fighting, during which Ramos allegedly stabbed Gonzalez multiple times.