Bus stop shooter charged with 15 counts

SOUTH LOS ANGELES The 24-year-old gang member accused of shooting into a crowd and wounding five children and three adults in South Los Angeles last week has been charged with 15 felony counts, including attempted murder and assault with a firearm.

Twenty-four-year-old Billy Ray Hines was arrested after police say he shot at two rival gang members, but instead hit the five children and three adults at a bus stop last Wednesday.

Authorities say Hines is a known member of the Crips gang.

All of the shooting victims are expected to survive.

Eyewitness News and CNS contributed to this report.

 

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