Trio Charged with Injuring Six by Shooting Semi-Automatic into South L.A. Supermarket
Photo: scene of shooting (CBS)
SOUTH LOS ANGELES – An argument in a supermarket’s checkout line brought explosive results on New Year’s Eve. Beverly Surratt (dob 09/13/1993), reportedly “got into an argument with another shopper,” said Ricardo Santiago of the Los Angeles DA’s office, then exited the store.
Next, the woman met up with Juwann Keaire Williams (dob 07/17/2003) and Marquae Yoakum (dob 03/17/2001) at a house. The trio then returned to the store on the 10200 block of South Avalon Blvd.
Shots were fired a dozen times into the South L.A. store. Six people were injured – but fortunately, not
The Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on January 10th that the two men
and a woman were charged for their New Year’s Eve supermarket gunfire. The three “face one felony
count each of conspiracy to commit murder, two counts of attempted murder and six counts of assault
with a semiautomatic firearm.”
The arraignment of Surratt was originally scheduled in Department 12 of the Compton Branch of L.A.
County Superior Court. At that time, the other two defendants in case TA156427 were still sought byinvestigators.
Currently, the case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Southeast
Division, while the two charged male shooters remain at large.