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4 men arrested for murder and robbery of Long Beach man


Four suspects were arrested on Friday in connection with the murder of a man that took place on July 11 in Long Beach. 

According to a Long Beach police department news release, authorities arrested two teens, 18-year-old Luis Jesus Hernandez-Perez of Long Beach and 18-year-old Dangelo Antolin Rodriguez of Lakewood, Washington and two juvenile boys, a 16-year-old and 17-year-old, both from Long Beach. 

On July 11 near Loma Vista Drive and Corvo Court, several men are accused of physically assaulting the victim, 26-year-old Canaan Oryema Okatch, before firing multiple gunshots at him, resulting in his death. The suspects fled the scene before officers arrived. 

Hernandez-Perez and Rodriguez were charged with murder and robbery and the juvenile men were charged with assault with a deadly weapon and robbery.  

Both juveniles are being held without bail, while Hernandez-Perez is being held on $2 million bail and Rodriguez is being held on $3 million bail. 

Authorities say that while the investigation remains ongoing, they believe the motive is gang and robbery related. 

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