Five people are facing possible charges in the killing of a young man who was gunned down last October in a possible gang-related attack in Long Beach, police said Wednesday.
Eronald Deas, 18, of Compton was shot about 7 p.m. on Oct. 6 as he walked in the 100 block of East 69th Way, police said. He died at the scene.
Stevie Ray Deal, 19, of Los Angeles was already in custody on an unrelated charge, and is now facing a possible murder charge. He’s being held on $2 million bail.
On Aug. 20, police served eight search warrants in Long Beach, Bellflower, Los Angeles, Anaheim and Fullerton and arrested four other suspects.
John Amos Jackson, 19, of Long Beach, Curtis Jackson, 27, of Bellflower, and Jaquan Adams, 24, of Fullerton were booked on suspicion of murder and were each being held on $2 million bail.
Kristine Brown, 31, of Fullerton was booked on suspicion of being an accessory to commit murder, and was being held on $1 million bail.
Detectives presented the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office on Monday for filing consideration.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call homicide detectives at 562-570-7244, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.