Student Accused in South LA Murder, Parents Upset

Lester Mason
November 15, 2017

Cameron Terrell, 18, was arrested with two juveniles in an alleged daytime gang shooting on October 1st in South Los Angeles that left 21-year-old Justin Holmes dead.

Two Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District officials confirmed to KTLA that Terrell attended the high school, and was in class as recently as last week. Authorities believe that the suspects then fled in a vehicle driven by Terrell. Los Angeles police criminal gang homicide investigators also arrested two other suspects, both under 18, on suspicion of murder. So, apparently, getting charged with murder does not seem to upset Terrell's high life.

One of the armed suspects fired multiple shots, killing Holmes, according to Los Angeles police.

Although Terrell is not suspected of firing the fatal gunshot, he still faces a murder charge under the law for his alleged role in the crime. His mother, Debra, is an interior design and works prominently for clients in the South Bay.

Some parents whose children attend the high school were angered that senior Cameron Terrell, who is accused of driving the getaway auto in a fatal gang-related shooting on October 1, was continuing to attend classes at the campus while out on bail.

Other parents said school officials have told them the district's hands are tied on the matter.


However, the school's principal says Terrell's parents have agreed for their son to finish school at an offsite location, KTTV-TV reported.

'They shoot up funerals. Shortly after Terrell's release, he was spotted at a Dodgers World Series baseball game with his family. Photographs show them fishing and vacationing in Mexico, enjoying beaches and resorts, She posted shots of them enjoying their time outdoors dirt biking, and at home, playing Scrabble, chess and fantasy football. Law enforcement say Holmes and his two friends were confronted by two men with guns who asked where they were from.

Cameron Terrell was identified in a music video by other students.

After much pressure, the school has finally said Terrell will no longer be allowed to attend classes on campus but will go to an off-site study program.

Emails and phone calls to Terrell's parents were not returned. "He'll be able to get a good night's sleep before court", said attorney John Raphling, a senior researcher for Human Rights Watch, who has been campaigning for bail reform in California.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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