Six to eight attackers, who looked like they were 16 to 20 years old, kicked the victim roughly 200 times and stomped on his head about 10 times, according to an account of the attack the LBPD filed in court.
A pepper ball gun fires a pepper irritant powder projectile that breaks on impact.
Police say they’ve arrested the man who jumped out of a car, tackled a high school student and tried to take her jewelry in North Long Beach earlier this month.
Graviela Estrada, 16, said she was left with cuts and bruises on her chest, neck and knee after being attacked after school on Thursday, May 12.
Police say the man walked up to the victim and held the knife inches away from his neck for some unknown reason.
Though police have not confirmed the circumstances leading to his death, the case is being investigated by the department’s homicide detail, police said in a press release Tuesday afternoon.
“Just to see all my dad’s friends, some of my family, my friends that knew my dad,” Jimmy said of the point of the event. “Some of my friends didn’t have their fathers in their lives and they looked up to him. They called him ‘Big Jay.’”
Jay McManus, 61, had spent the evening with friends at Avenue 3 Pizza before leaving the bar area around 10 p.m., but he never made it home. Friends said his body was discovered shortly before 5 a.m Sunday with trauma to his front and back of his head, neck and “scuffs and bruises all over his body.”
Jordyn Kolone, 19, of Harbor City, was arrested by Torrance Police detectives Thursday about 4 p.m., according to police.
One suspect was wearing a black T-shirt with an “LB” logo signifying Long Beach when stealing the beer and assaulting the worker, according to Torrance police.