(JTA) — Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of three members of the city’s Iranian Jewish community.
Harold Yong Parks, 31, of Los Angeles, was in possession of several pounds of marijuana when he was arrested Monday, according to the Sacramento Bee.
Investigators from the L.A. Country Sheriff’s Department believe that Park stole the marijuana from Pirooz Moussazadeh, 27, and his brother, Shahriar Moussazadeh, 38, and Bernard Khalili, 27, who were shot on the night of Aug. 25 at the brothers’ apartment.
Park was arrested during a traffic stop near West Hollywood and booked for possession of marijuana for sale. After interviews with detectives he was booked for murder and ordered held without bail, according to the Bee.
The men all moved to the United States as young children.