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2 suspects of deadly shooting at Halloween party in Covina turn themselves in, 1 remains at large


The third suspect, 19-year-old Joel Daniel Garcia, remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

COVINA, California (CNS) — Two of the three suspects wanted in connection with a shooting at a house party in Covina that killed two men, turned themselves in to authorities on Saturday.

Homicide cases coordinated with lawyers for 19-year-old Brian Thomas Ramos and 18-year-old Adrian Joseph Robles, and they turned themselves in, according to sheriff’s officials.

Remark: The video above is from an earlier report on the shooting.

Robles turned himself in to the Industry Sheriff’s Station at 10:15 a.m. and was held on $2 million bail, according to the sheriff’s online incarcerated locator. Information about Ramos was not readily available.

A third suspect, 19-year-old Joel Daniel Garcia, remained at large, officials said. He should be considered armed and dangerous. He is six feet tall and weighs 160 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Deputies sent to the 17000 block of East Bellbrook Street at 12:30 on Sunday found 20-year-old Ronnie Benitez of Covina dead at the crime scene, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Paramedics rushed three other men to hospitals, where one was later pronounced dead. On Friday, the Los Angeles County coroner identified him as Vladimir Umana, 33, who was from West Covina.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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