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Three Alleged Gang Members, Two From SF, Charged With Murder for March Shooting in Lafayette

Contra Costa County prosecutors say a March 23 shooting in Lafayette was the work of members of the Tre-4 gang and are charging three suspects with murder and robbery.

When a The driver was shot dead on March 23 In Lafayette, law enforcement initially classified this as a traffic incident. But since then, Contra Costa County authorities have concluded that there is much more backstory, even claiming that the incident is linked to a gang known as the Tre-4. KRON-4 reports that Two San Francisco men were arrested for the killing of this driver, now identified as a 20-year-old resident of Lafayette, Basel Jilani

“At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, the Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriff’s Offices served warrants at a home on Block 4800 of Vinewood Way in the city of Antioch,” the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release. “They arrested 19-year-old Don-Juan Watson of Antioch/San Francisco and 20-year-old Jalin Washington of San Francisco without incident.”

The chronicle adds in follow-up reporting as of Thursday: “A third suspect, Amir Anderson-Roof, also faces criminal charges in the killing, officials said. His age and place of residence were not immediately available.”

According to the sheriff’s office, Watson is being held without bail at the Martinez Detention Center on murder, robbery and conspiracy charges. Washington faces the same charges, including burglary, being a criminal in possession of a firearm and allowing someone to fire a firearm from their vehicle.

If you have information about the case, you are asked to call the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Division at (925) 313-2600 or the Sheriff’s Office Cable at (925) 646-2441. Tips can be sent via email [email protected] You can leave an anonymous voice message at (866) 846-3592.

Related: Lafayette murder possibly a traffic incident [SFist]

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