3rd and final suspect in Covina Halloween party shooting that killed 2 arrested after days-long search
COVINA, Calif. - Three murder suspects are in custody as the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate a shooting at a Halloween party in Covina from earlier this week.
Brian Ramos and Adrian Robles turned themselves in to authorities Saturday, according to LASD. Ramos and Robles were two of three suspects wanted in connection with the shooting that left two dead and two more injured.
Several days after their arrests, a third suspect, 19-year-old Joel Garcia, was placed in custody Thursday night.
LASD officials said the shooting occurred on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 12:25 a.m. in the 17000 block of East Bellbrook Street, near the intersection of East Lark Ellen Avenue.
Joel Daniel Garcia was wanted in connection to a deadly shooting that killed at least two people. PHOTO: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)
PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Teens wanted in Covina house party shooting that left 2 dead, 2 injured
When first responders arrived, one victim was declared dead at the scene and three others were rushed to the hospital by paramedics. The victim pronounced dead at the scene was later identified by authorities as 20-year-old Ronnie Benitez and another victim died at the hospital.
According to homicide investigators, at least one of the party attendees pulled out a handgun, fired shots, and left the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.