California police named the suspect Thursday in connection to the fatal road rage stabbing of 19-year-old Kevin Rodriguez.  James Fortney, 40, was named by Riverside County police as a suspect in the death of Rodriguez, which occurred Wednesday afternoon.

Fortney was detained at the scene of the crime but was not officially arrested until early Thursday morning, according to a KTLA report.  Fortney was accused of fatally stabbing the 19-year-old in a Temecula Walmart parking lot. 

The suspect was arrested on charges of voluntary manslaughter with a $100,000 bail. Fortney was being held at the Southwest Detention Center - roughly 10 miles from the scene. 

A motive for the stabbing of Rodriguez remained undetermined, but officials confirmed there was an altercation between the two men which resulted in Rodriguez's stabbing at around 12:15 p.m.

Fortney was set to appear in court Dec. 4 at 8 a.m.

fortney James Fortney, 40, was arrested Thursday morning for possible connection to the death of 19-year-old Kevin Rodriguez. Photo: Riverside County Sheriff’s Dept