Officers arrested a 3rd suspect on this week’s deadly taking pictures of an off-duty Monterey Park police officer in Downey, police confirmed Friday evening.
In line with the Downey Police Division, 18-year-old Gerardo Magellan of San Pedro was taken into custody in reference to the homicide of Officer Guardial Solorio.
Magellan was booked into Downey Jail at 3:14 a.m. Friday, data present. He’s being held on $20 million bail.
Jail data present his preliminary courtroom look has been scheduled for Tuesday morning at Downey Municipal Courtroom. Data on what costs may very well be filed in opposition to Magellan was not out there Friday evening.
Los Angeles County District. Atti. Jorge Gascon introduced the arrests of the primary two suspects – 20-year-old Carlos Delcid and an unidentified 17-year-old – throughout a information convention on Wednesday.
Delseid was arrested by Downey police on Tuesday night and jailed on Wednesday afternoon.
Prosecutors stated he was charged with homicide and a particular circumstance that the homicide was dedicated in the middle of a theft, tried theft and tried possession of a firearm by a legal.
Courtroom data present that he was on formal probation for theft and home violence.
Gascon stated Monday’s homicide of a rookie police officer seemed to be an tried theft, throughout which the suspect received out of his automobile and clashed with 26-year-old Solorio within the Downey car parking zone.
“Officer Solorio tried to flee by supporting his car, and the suspect fired a number of pictures,” Gascon stated. “The gunman then jumped again into the getaway automobile pushed by a youngster and fled the scene.”
The district lawyer’s workplace stated in a information launch that the suspect allegedly shot Solorio about 5 instances.
Given the specifics of the crime, prosecutors determined that particular circumstances for Delseid must be charged with homicide.
“We are going to search life with out the potential of parole,” Gascon stated.
Below California legislation, prosecutors can search the loss of life penalty in homicide circumstances below particular circumstances. Gascon opposes the loss of life penalty however has not often sought life with out parole in homicide circumstances.