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CASE # BA397880
Ying Wu, 23 (deceased)
Ming Qu, 23 (deceased)
Timothy Hall, 21 (survived)
Deionce Davance (survived, permanent damage)
ZanaeFlowers, 18 (survived)
Bryan Barnes, 21
Javier Bolden, 21
DDA Deborah Brazil - (Now Judge Brazil)
DDA Daniel Akemon
Defense - Bryan Barnes
Gustavo Sztraicher, Public Defender
Marie D'Onofrio, Public Defender
Defense - Javier Bolden
Jana Seng - Alternate Public Defender
Andrew Goldman - Alternate Public Defender
Bryan Barnes pled guilty on Feb 5, 2014 and was sentenced to two life terms [Ming Qu and Ying Wu] without the possibility of parole.
Javier Bolden's trial started October 14, 2014. The third count, involving victim Hall was dropped. The death penalty was taken off the table. Attorney Andrew Goldman is defending Bolden.
There are a total of five counts covering three different events and five victims. All events involve shootings. The prosecution alleges the three events are linked by matched bullet casings recovered at the crime scenes.
Counts 1 & 2, 187 felony murder against Barnes & Bolden.
April 11th, 2012 - USC Chinese Grad Students shooting
Ying Wu and Ming Qu were allegedly shot to death in Qu's double parked BMW during the commission of a robbery, less than a mile from the USC campus. The crime occured around 1 AM on April 11th, 2012. The only thing missing from the vehicle were the victim's cell phones. There was an ear-witness to the shooting who observed two individuals beside the double parked BMW. One individual was standing on the driver's side door of the vehicle and the other individual was standing by the passenger side door. The witness heard the suspects arguing.
Barnes is alleged to have sold one victim's cell phone to a Simple Moble store. The other cell phone was recovered in a bedroom drawer during a search of the residence where Barnes was arrested on May 18th, 2012.
Count 3, 664/187 felony attempted murder against Bolden.
December 3rd, 2011 - Timothy Hall - NOTE: This charge was dropped against defendant Bolden before his trial.
Timothy Hall was shot eight times outside a club in Los Angeles in the early morning hours of December 3rd, 2011. A witness observed Hall being shot at while being chased around a vehicle in front of the club. Moments later, the same witness observed Hall being shot at from the passenger side of a moving vehicle.
Count 4, 664/187 felony attempted murder against Bolden.
February 12, 2012 - Deionce Davance
Deionce Davance was shot twice outside a venue hall in Los Angeles in the early morning hours of February 12th, 2012. Davance was shot in the abdomen first directly in front of the venue. He was shot a second time in the head while trying to flee from his attacker. An eye witness observed the first gunshot and heard the second gunshot.
Count 5, 245, felony assault with a semiautomatic firearm against Bolden.
Zanae Flowers was shot once in the leg while running down Western Ave in the early morning hours of February 12th, 2012.
T&T Javier Bolden Trial Coverage
10/16/2014 Opening Statements in Javier Bolden Murder Trial
T&T PRELIM HEARING CASE COVERAGE
09/25/13 Lonnie Franklin, Jr, & Other Cases
09/30/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 1
09/30/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 1, Part II
09/30/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 1, Part III
09/30/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 1, Part IV
10/01/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 2
10/01/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 2, Part II
10/01/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 2, Part III
10/02/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 3
10/02/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 3, Part II
10/02/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 3, Part III
10/03/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 4
10/04/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 5
10/07/13 Barnes & Bolden Preliminary Hearing Day 6 & Closing Arguments
PRELIMINARING LIST OF WITNESSES WHO TESTIFIED
Mainstream Media Coverage
04/11/12 NBC Two Grad Students Shot Dead
04/11/12 LAT Slaying of Two Grad Students Stuns USC
05/02/12 LAT Arrests Made in Grad Student's Deaths
05/22/12 LA Weekly Barnes & Bolden Possibly Catch Death Penalty
05/22/12 LAT Slaying Suspects Portrayed Themselves as Party Boys
02/15/13 LAT Lawsuit Against USC Dismissed
Facebook Photo Page of No RespectInc
Facebook Page Javier Bolden (It appears someone has been posting to this page beyond Bolden's arrest date of May 18th, 2012. Sprocket.)