18-year-old Neptali j. Mejia was charged with the shooting death of 19-year-old Jonathan Cruz. On Tuesday RSTLNS responded to a shooting near the 3000 block of Cherokee. According to authorities, this incident was a retaliation shooting for the death of 20-year-old Dominquez-Amaya who was shot and killed on August 3, 2020, in the 3000 block of Louisana.

The emotional scene as family and friends gather to mourn the tragic loss of Jonathan Cruz

18-year-old Neptali J confessed to being a getaway driver involved in the shooting death of Cruz. He is being charged with 1st-degree murder. As of right now, no other suspects have been apprehendeded.