Stockton police arrested a man Thursday in connection with a shooting and robbery at a Costco parking lot last month.
Christopher Tolbert, 30, was arrested by authorities at a Lodi hotel after police received several anonymous tips, according to Stockton police spokesman Officer Joe Silva. Tolbert was booked into San Joaquin County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and robbery charges.
Police say Tolbert shot a 55-year-old woman Jan. 20 when she refused to surrender her purse in the parking lot at the Costco at 1616 East Hammer Lane.
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