A 21-year-old man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a Lancaster convenience store clerk remains behind bars Friday after turning himself in to Los Angeles police.

Deonta Darrell Johnson surrendered at the LAPD’s 77th Division about 10:25 p.m. Friday, April 27, according L.A. County Jail records. Johnson was being held in lieu of $3.04 million bail, Deputy Dangelo Robinson said.

Johnson was the second and last suspect wanted in the connection with the shooting death of Lancaster resident and convenience store employee John Arthur Ruh, said Deputy Lillian Peck of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Ruh, a former Marine, was working at the VP Fuels and Drive Thru Dairy convenience store at 44419 Division St. money when two men walked in about 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 19. One of the men pulled out a handgun, demanding money from Ruh before opening fire. Ruh was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspects fled in an unknown direction and since then, a male juvenile was arrested and charged in connection with the case before Johnson turned himself in, Peck said.

Johnson is scheduled to appear in court on May 31 at the M.D. Antonovich Antelope Valley Superior Court at 42011 4th St. in Lancaster, according to jail records.

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