PANORAMA CITY (CBSLA.com) — Police have arrested a one-eyed gang member wanted for the murder of two men outside a Panorama City 7-Eleven store.
Angel Santana was arrested Saturday at the Palms Motel on Sepulveda Boulevard after authorities followed up on a gang intelligence tip, the Los Angeles Police Department said.READ MORE: Off-Duty Delta Flight Attendant Becomes Unruly, Forcing Plane From LA To Atlanta To Land In Oklahoma City
Santana was wanted in the July 17 shooting that killed Deshawn Miles, 19, and 26-year-old Maron States. Another man, in his 40s, also suffered a gunshot wound to his leg.
A gang officer, who originally investigated the shooting, connected a witness’s description of a one-eyed shooter to Santana.
A tip led them to the motel Saturday where he was arrested for murder.READ MORE: Verbal Dispute Ends Up In Car-to-Car Shooting, Leaving One Man Injured In Long Beach
Santana is being held on $1 million bail.
One additional suspect was still outstanding in the double murder.
Anyone with information is urged to call Det. Gretchen Schultz, Mission Homicide Unit, at (818) 838-9951.MORE NEWS: Woman, 30, Suffering From Depression Goes Missing In Canyon Country