POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was about to have dinner inside a home.
The Pomona Police Department said Sunday it has arrested 35-year-old Sengchan Houl in the killing of Jonah Hwang.READ MORE: Folsom Ice Rink Opens After Three Week Delay Due To Vandals
Officials say Houl was arrested without incident in an unincorporated area of Pomona and has been booked at the Pomona City jail.
The boy died Feb. 20 after being shot in the head.READ MORE: Sacramento Kings Rout Shorthanded Clippers 124-115
Police said Jonah and his family were visiting a Pomona home for dinner when someone shot at the home, hitting three times. No one else was hurt.
His family has said Jonah was adopted from an orphanage in Taiwan less than three years ago.MORE NEWS: Folsom Ice Skating Rink Reopens After Weeks Of Delays
Police have not yet determined a motive for the shooting.