Aiden Leos: Two arrested after shooting of Californian boy, aged 6

Courtesy Cloonan Family Aiden Leos is shown with his older sister Alexis in this undated

Courtesy Cloonan Family Aiden Leos is shown with his older sister Alexis in this undated

Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were expected to be arraigned Tuesday in the death of Aiden Leos, who was shot as his mother drove him to kindergarten on May 21 in Orange County, southeast of Los Angeles.

CHP Assistant Chief Don Goodbrand said at a Monday news conference that authorities have recovered the weapon used in the attack and the vehicle in which the suspects were riding.

The arrests came a day after the memorial service for Leos, who was remembered as a child with a vocabulary beyond his years who exuded warmth and tenderness.

Officials have not said if anyone will receive the reward money following the arrests.

Shortly before or after 8 a.m. on May 21, Aiden's mother, Joanna Cloonan, was driving a silver Chevrolet Sonic northbound on the 55 between the Garden Grove (22) Freeway and Chapman Avenue in Orange when a road rage incident ensued with the occupants of a white Volkswagen station wagon - believed to be Anthony and Wynne - who perceived her to have made unsafe lane change, according to the CHP.

Eriz was being held on $1 million in bail and scheduled to head to court on Tuesday, according to Orange County jail records. "He's only six and he was so sweet", Cloonan said through tears after the shooting.

In reflecting on why the case had prompted so much cooperation, in addition to national attention, Spitzer said, "It's because it could have happened to any one of us". When you commit a crime in our county, you're going to be held responsible to the fullest extent of the law'. Lee was charged with accessory after the fact, a felony, and concealing a firearm in a vehicle, a misdemeanor, the document states. In Orange County, where sentencing enhancements may be filed, the suspects can be sentenced from 25 years to life in prison.

CHP Border Division Chief Watson also thanked the Southern California community for its "indescribable outpouring of concern and hundreds of tips" that helped investigators find the suspects.

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Watson added: "The Department has been in regular contact with the victim's family and I assure you they, like us, are committed to seeing justice served".

Authorities set up a $50,000 reward for the two suspects, which later increased to $500,000, ABC News reported.

"My heart melted every time he laughed and did the silly things he would do, such as breaking out into full dance mode every time he heard a song or when he would talk in silly voices", she said. She and her children lit candles at the memorial. "This is now a place that everyone knows about, sadly, in a sad, tragic way".

"We were supposed to grow up together and help each other through life".

Community member Cheryl Gish told KCAL the arrest has brought some justice but won't bring Aiden back.

© Mark Rightmire, AP Images Susan Kellogg brings two stuffed toy animals to a growing memorial on an overpass of the 55 freeway in Orange, California.

'I'm thankful that they have somebody in custody, ' Gish said, according to KCAL.

"I do want to promise today, when Aiden was put below ground, that we will get justice for him", Spitzer said.

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