Los Angeles Police have arrested 19-year-old Michael Anthony Mariscal in connection with that left two teens dead and sent a third to the hospital, LAPD officials said.
Mariscal was booked on suspicion of murder of Salvador "Junior" Diaz and Alan Mateo, both 18.
Mariscal was arrested at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday outside his residence, Pacific Division Capt. Jon Peters said. Charges were filed late Wednesday, and bail was set at $2 million.
The 6'2", 155-pound Culver City resident was described by Peters as a "documented gang member" to Patch outside a meeting Wednesday evening at Penmar Recreation center.
"The most important thing is the cooperation between the police and the community, folks that were willing to get involved and provide information, combined with the incredible work ethic of the detectives and the help of our scientific investigation team," Peters said.
Councilman Bill Rosendahl also came to the Wednesday meeting. "We're very proud of the work of the police and the support they got from the community," Rosendahl told Patch.
"The professionality of the LAPD was outstanding, and I'm very grateful on behalf of the constituents," Rosendahl said.
The meeting was put on as part of the Mayor's Crisis Response Team, which reaches out to communities after traumatic events. Another meeting, organized by the councilman's office, will be held Thursday evening, to help the community organize a neighborhood watch program.
The driver of the get-away vehicle is still outstanding, Peters said.