*(Via NBC News) – Authorities have arrested a wanted parolee suspected of gunning down 6-year-old Tiana Ricks at a relative’s home in Moreno Valley this month.
According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Keandre Narkie Johnson, 21, was booked into jail on suspicion of murder, child abuse resulting in death, attempted murder, and felony parole violation. Riverside County sheriff’s deputies arrested him in Hemet about 4 p.m. Monday.
Johnson, a suspected gang member, is scheduled to be appear in court Wednesday morning.
On Sept. 7, Tiana Ricks was with her father, Tyrell Ricks, at a family celebration for a cousin who was going away to college. They went into their relative’s open garage, where people were gathered, when two men stormed up the driveway and opened fire into the crowd.
Tyrell Ricks, 26, took a bullet to the pelvis. Tiana was fatally wounded.
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