Fourth Suspect Is Arrested in Killing

From Times Staff Reports

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect Thursday in the fatal beating and shooting of a 23-year-old Palmdale man on Jan. 3.

Jason Falcon, 24, of Lake Los Angeles was the fourth suspect arrested in the killing, police said.

The attack followed an argument at a gathering at Lake Los Angeles between Ernesto Barba and several men over gang affiliations, police said.


Barba was beaten before being shot to death.