Three men have been arrested and charged in connection with the
fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in Richmond last year.
The most recent arrest happened on Monday, when 21-year-old
Alejandro Dominguez was arrested after being stopped by U.S. Border Patrol
agents at the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, police said.
Last week, officers arrested 19-year-old Gabriel Schroeder in
Richmond and Hugo Fuentes, 22, in American Canyon, according to police.
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office charged all
three last month with murder, conspiracy to commit a crime and enhancements
for gang involvement and use of a firearm for the killing of Juan Medrano on
May 10, 2013.
Medrano was driving his BMW on Richmond Parkway that afternoon
when he was gunned down by suspects in a nearby car, according to police.
He was airlifted to a hospital where he died early the next
Schroeder and Fuentes are being held in county jail in Martinez
and are scheduled to appear in court in Richmond on Friday.
Dominguez is still in custody in San Diego and Richmond police are
making arrangements to bring him to Contra Costa County, police spokeswoman
Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.