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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
September 3, 2009 | 3:56
According to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department news release, the incident happened about 1:30 a.m. and four suspects, including the suspected shooter, were arrested later that day.
Pablo Reyes, a 22-year-old Latino, was also shot and killed in the same incident. The suspects were not identified.
[Update at 3:20 p.m. Sept. 21: Los Angeles
County district attorney's office have charged three men in the deaths of
Govea and Reyes.
A fourth man has been charged with accessory
Prosecutors filed charges Sept. 1 against
Jonathan Martinez, an 18-year-old Latino; Jorge Linares, a 20-year-old Latino;
and Manuel Garcia, a 20-year-old Latino. The felony complaint filed by the district attorney's office further alleges that the killings were gang related.
The men were arrested Aug.1 by sheriffâ€™s
officials from the Palmdale station, according to county jail records. They are being held without bail.
In addition, Randy Trujillo, a 19-year-old
Latino, has been charged as an accessory for allegedly harboring and aiding
Martinez after the killing. Trujillo was released from custody on Sept. 3, jail
-- Anthony Pesce