Wilmington man arrested in homicide of girl in Lengthy Seashore following wild chase that led to Mar Vista Starbucks

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Police say a person who led a wild chase from Lengthy Seashore into Los Angeles has been recognized because the shooter who killed a girl hours earlier.

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Corderell McKnight, 32, of Wilmington, was arrested Sunday night time after a pursuit out of Lengthy Seashore ended with him working right into a Starbucks espresso store in Mar Vista, in line with Lengthy Seashore police. McKnight was being pursued by police after he was recognized because the suspect who shot a girl in her 30s to dying in Lengthy Seashore earlier that day.

The lady, who was later recognized as 35-year-old Tearra Stocker of Anaheim, was initially reported as a stabbing at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday at a strip mall within the 6600 block of Cherry Avenue in Lengthy Seashore. Officers who arrived on the scene discovered she was affected by a number of gunshot wounds to the higher and decrease physique. She was taken to a hospital the place she died, police stated.Murder detectives who took over the case decided the girl was sitting in a automobile inside the strip mall when the suspect approached on foot and fired a number of occasions at her. One other individual within the automotive with the girl was not hit by the gunfire.At about 7:15 p.m., police say McKnight was noticed in a automobile within the 2800 block of Lengthy Seashore Boulevard. When officers tried to cease him, McKnight took off and led a chase onto the 405 Freeway, police stated. The chase was handed off to the California Freeway Patrol after about 20 minutes earlier than ending in Mar Vista, the place the suspect was taken into custody by LAPD officers.McKnight is being held on $2 million bail at Lengthy Seashore jail. A court docket date has not but been scheduled.Detectives say McKnight and the girl have been long-time acquaintances and that he particularly sought her out and focused her. Her identification was withheld pending constructive identification from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Workplace.Anybody with details about the taking pictures can contact murder Detectives Ethan Shear and Leonel Valdez at (562) 570-7244.

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