Police say they’ve arrested five people connected to the shooting death of a 41-year-old Long Beach man in the city’s Washington neighborhood last year.

Jose Ramos, 20, of Lancaster; Joshua Spencer-Morgan, 20, of Long Beach; and Adonis Reese, 18, of Long Beach, were taken into custody at their homes Thursday on suspicion of murder. Police allege they’re responsible for the fatal shooting of Andre McClendon on Nov. 26, 2023. Each of their bail was set at $2 million, police said

Angelica Esquivel, 24, of Long Beach, and Emily Castaneda, 20, of Compton, were also arrested on suspicion of accessory to murder and arson, police said. Each of their bail was set at $50,000.

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McClendon, according to police, was shot shortly after being approached by three men in the 1700 block of Pine Avenue during the early hours of Nov. 26, 2023.

Officers were notified of the shooting around 2 a.m. and responded to the crime scene where they found McClendon with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, police said. Despite officers and Long Beach Fire Department personnel giving him medical aid, McClendon died at the scene, police said.

Though the suspects fled the scene before officers arrived that morning, investigators eventually identified them as Ramos, Spencer-Morgan and Reese, and served warrants at their homes, police said.

Police did not say whether McClendon knew the men or why they approached him, though detectives said the shooting may have been gang-related.

Detectives will present their case against the five suspects to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office next week for filing consideration, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact LBPD homicide detectives Oscar Valenzuela or Leticia Gamboa at 562-570-7244 or submit anonymous tips through LA Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

Editor’s note: This story was updated to correct Esquivel’s name.