Arrest Made in Triple Shooting That Left 9-Year-Old Dead

An arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that left three dead in San Bernardino last week, including a 9-year-old boy and his father, officials confirmed Friday.

Trayvon Brown, 26, was arrested on suspicion of murder, according to the San Bernardino Police Department. He was detained when he checked in to the San Bernardino County Probation Office Thursday and later taken into custody, police said.

Brown is accused of fatally shooting Travon Williams, 9, his father 26-year-old Travon Lamar Williams and 25-year-old Samathy Mahan outside a liquor store in the 2900 block of Del Rosa Avenue July 8, according to the San Bernardino Police Department.

Police said the victims went to Superior Liquor store and as they walked out, the shooter approached them from behind and fired several rounds, striking them.

One victim died the scene, and the other two were transported to a hospital where they later died, according to the San Bernardino Police Department.

Investigators believe Mahan, a documented gang member and a recently paroled felon, was the intended target.

Police said the suspected shooter was waiting for Mahan and opened fire, also killing Williams who was at the store buying candy for his son.

Authorities had released surveillance images of the suspected shooter last weekend. Police said Brown was identified in a series of photographs by a witness to the shhotings. 

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