A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in the December 2015 shooting death of another man in San Gabriel, authorities said.
Giorgio Steve Rios, a Latino, is scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 23 in Department 5 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court Alhambra Courthouse, according to Sarah Ardalani, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
He is being held in jail, in lieu of paying $2 million bail.
Steven Escobar, a 29-year-old Alhambra resident, was visiting with three friends in the front yard of a San Gabriel home about 7 p.m. Dec. 6 when a man wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt rode up to the group on a push scooter, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Joe Mendoza.
The suspect exchanged a few words with the men, then fired a single round into the group, striking Escobar in the chest ...