29_35x90 knx_35x90

Local

2 Men To Be Arraigned In Murder Of South LA Boy, 5

View Comments
Five-year-old Aaron Shannon Jr. was shot in the head while posing for his family in his Spiderman Halloween costume. Two reputed gang members have been arraigned for his death. (Credit: CBS)

Five-year-old Aaron Shannon Jr. was shot in the head while posing for his family in his Spiderman Halloween costume. Two reputed gang members have been arraigned for his death. (Credit: CBS)

Links & Numbers
Information & Resources On Dangers Of Marijuana Use Covered California Enrollment Methods Hire LA Youth Hospital Ratings Stradivarius Fest Tell Us Who's Hiring!

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two reputed Los Angeles gang members will be arraigned for the killing of a 5-year-old boy who was shot as he posed for Halloween costume photos in his backyard.

Marcus Denson, 18, and 21-year-old Leonard Hall could face life in prison if they’re convicted of murder and attempted murder. Both remained jailed Friday on $4 million bail each.

Prosecutors claim the suspects opened fire on a South Los Angeles backyard on Oct. 31, shooting Aaron Shannon Jr. in the head as he posed in his Spider-Man costume. Two of his relatives were wounded.

Authorities say the gangsters mistakenly thought rivals lived at the home.

(© Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,382 other followers