3 Arrested in Death of Innocent Bystander Caught in Car-to-Car Gang Shooting in Canoga Park: LAPD
Three men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the shooting death of Eduardo Rebolledo, who was struck by a stray bullet while sitting in his car after leaving work in Canoga Park, police announced Wednesday.
The suspects, Ariel Baker Paniagua, 22, along with Hubaldo Martinez and Joseline Cuellar, both 24, were arrested and booked on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.
The 33-year-old father of two had just gotten off work when he was struck near Sherman Way and Eton Avenue (map) just before 6 p.m. on Oct. 7, LAPD Detective Dave Peteque said.
The shooter or shooters were in a vehicle driving northbound on Eton Avenue when gunfire was directed at a group of individuals in a car in front of the first vehicle, an LAPD news release stated. One of the bullets struck the victim, and the car drove off in an unknown direction.
The police news release said the victim was “caught in gang crossfire.”