A man suspected of killing an 8-year-old boy in a drive-by shooting in Pomona has been charged with murder, Los Angeles County prosecutors announced this week.
Sengchan Houl was arrested Sunday in connection with the death of Jonah Hwang, who was struck by gunfire while visiting a home with friends and family in Pomona on Feb. 20.
Houl, 35, was charged Tuesday with one count of murder, one count of shooting from a moving vehicle and four counts of shooting into an inhabited dwelling, prosecutors said. He is being held without bail and is scheduled to be arraigned April 26.
If convicted, Houl faces life without parole or possibly the death penalty if prosecutors choose to seek it, officials said
Jonah was with his parents and brother at a family friend’s home for dinner when a gunman pulled up to the residence and opened fire. The boy was struck in ...