Update 07/13/2020 7:00pm:
According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, four people (two men and two teens) have been formally charged with the murder of Pop Smoke. The LA County DA's Office also announced that "Corey Walker (dob 11/22/00) and Keandre Rodgers (dob 2/12/02) were each charged today in case BA488518 with murder with the special circumstance allegation that the murder occurred during the commission of a robbery and a burglary, making them eligible for the death penalty. The complaint also alleges gang and gun allegations."
Update 07/10/2020 11:00am:
The names of three of the five suspects arrested in the Feb. 19 killing of rapper Pop Smoke have been released. Two of the suspects are juveniles and their names will not be released. They are identified as Corey Walker, 19, of Los Angeles; Jaquan Murphy, 21, of Los Angeles; and Keandre D. Rodgers, 18, of Los Angeles. All three adult suspects were arrested Thursday and are being held on $1 million bail.
Investigators described the suspects as part of an L.A. street gang that is also tied to the murder of 18-year-old Kamryn Stone at the Rose Bowl parking lot in Pasadena on Sept. 14, 2019. A 50-year-old man was also wounded in the incident, which was described as a fight at the time it happened.
Source: ABC 7
Original 07/09/2020 12:52pm:
According to TMZ, five people were arrested in the Pop Smoke murder investigation. The LAPD reportedly served multiple search warrants around Los Angeles on Thursday (July 9) morning, leading to the arrest of 3 adults and 2 juveniles. All 5 will be interviewed by police and booked.
The "Dior" rapper was shot and killed by 4 masked gunmen back in February. Investigators reportedly believed it to be a home invasion robbery at a rental home in the Hollywood Hills.