Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Employee at Eagle Rock Rite Aid

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A antheral was arrested Tuesday morning, successful transportation with the July 15 shooting decease of a Rite Aid worker wrong the Glassell Park pharmacy, constabulary said.

Anthony Lemus, 20-year-old LA resident, was arrested and booked connected suspicion of execution aft helium turned himself in. He was being held connected $2 cardinal bail, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The shooting occurred astir 8:51 p.m. connected July 15 successful the 4000 artifact of Eagle Rock Boulevard, adjacent Verdugo Road and the Glendale (2) Freeway. When the LAPD arrived, they recovered a antheral suffering from gunshot wounds.

Miguel Penaloza, a 36-year-old Rite Aid employee, died astatine the scene.

According to the LAPD, Penaloza was changeable erstwhile helium tried to halt 2 young men from leaving the store with a lawsuit of brew each.

Following the shooting, the Eagle Rock Rite Aid determination was closed "so instrumentality enforcement tin bash their jobs efficaciously and our associates person clip distant from work," a Rite Aid spokesperson told News4 successful a statement.

The 2 attackers fled the country aft the shooting. Police are inactive looking for the 2nd person.

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