A suspected gunman has been arrested in connection with the Panorama City shooting earlier this month that left one dead and four others injured, according to authorities.
The Los Angeles Police Department announced that Luis Enriquez Hernandez of Panorama City was arrested Tuesday in Texas. Hernandez, 37, is being transported to Los Angeles where he will face murder and attempted murder charges, according to the LAPD.
Detectives learned that Hernandez fled to Texas after the August 3 shooting, and with help from the FBI, the Houston Police Department, and the Houston Violent Crime Task Force, they discovered that Hernandez resided in Spring, Texas.
The Panorama City shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Parthenia Street and Tobias Avenue, according to the LAPD. Three cars were involved in a traffic accident and the drivers had stopped to exchange information when a gunman approached and shot at them, hitting five people and killing one of them, police said. The suspect then fled on foot, got into a blue BMW and left the scene, police said.
Jonathan Santillano, 37, of Sylmar, died at the scene, police said. Officers arrived at the scene to find him suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and not breathing on the sidewalk of Tobias Avenue. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics pronounced Santillano dead at the scene.
Three of the four victims injured by gunfire have been taken to local hospitals and are expected to survive, authorities said. One of the victims was treated at the scene.
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