Gunman still on the lam in shooting of California college wrestler

Three suspects in the shooting of a California college wrestler were arrested this week as police continue to search for the alleged gunman.

Daylon Walker, a college wrestler who had recently moved back to Southern California to help care for his partially paralyzed stepfather, remains in critical condition after being shot in an attempted robbery/carjacking outside a gas station in an eastern Los Angeles suburb last week.

Police arrested a woman and two men -- one of them, identified as the driver of the getaway car -- who allegedly were involved in Walker's shooting.

Police said they are still searching for the shooter, identified as 34-year-old Rigoberto Perez, of Azusa, Calif. Anyone with information about Perez's location was asked to call 911, police said.

Walker, a 165-pound wrestler at Mt. San Antonio College in southern California remains hospitalized in critical condition.

According to police, the shooter approached Walker at an ARCO gas station in Pomona, asked him for money, then opened fire in what police said was an attempted carjacking.

The Mt. San Antonio College wrestling website lists Daylon Walker as a freshman, originally from Diamond Ranch High School.

Mt. San Antonio College is a public two-year college located in the Los Angeles suburb of Walnut, Calif. with an enrollment of approximately 36,000 students. The Mounties wrestling program competes in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA).


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