4 Tattoo Party Suspects Face Death Penalty Or Life Without Parole ---- 3 fired
guns, a 4th provided a weapon, police say
Police say there were 7 people inside this SUV, including a sophomore from San
Leandro High, when three gunmen opened fire and a 4th accomplice provided a
4 men were charged with 3 counts of murder and 4 counts of premeditated
attempted murder Monday for their alleged roles in a shooting after a tattoo
party last October that left 3 people dead and 3 others wounded.
3 of the suspects were arrested by San Leandro Police last week while the other
had been in custody since shortly after the shootings. The crime occurred about
1:20 am on Sunday, October 2 as an underground party in a warehouse on Alvarado
Street was breaking up.
All 4 suspects have been charged with special circumstances in the killings,
which makes them eligible for the death penalty or life without parole if they
Authorities allege that 3 of the suspects -- Aaron Stewart, 19, of Fairfield,
Anthony Perry, 21, of Oakland and Paul Arthur Stevenson III, 20, of Oakland --
fired into an SUV with 7 persons inside.
Stanley Turner, 18, of Oakland allegedly provided a 9mm handgun to one of the
suspects, authorities say.
Police have offered no motive for the shootings that claimed the lives of
Leneasha Worthington, a 16-year-old sophomore at San Leandro High School,
Joshua Alford, 23, of Oakland and Shanice Kiel, 19, of San Francisco.
3 occupants of the car were wounded and a 4th escaped without being shot. A San
Francisco Chronicle story said court records identified the 4 as Ryan Gibbs,
Ikaneasha Johnson, Erika Brown and Anthony Ewing.
(source: San Leandro Patch)