Trial date set for trio accused of gang hit against Perris man

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A Jan. 12 trial date was confirmed Friday, Nov. 6 for three convicted felons accused of gunning down a 43-year-old Perris man in a gang-related attack. Lonzo Lee Ford, 22, of San Jacinto, and Hemet residents Dameontae Wright Patterson, 21, and Jevante Terrell Stewart, 26, are each charged with first-degree murder and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, with a special circumstance allegation of committing a crime for the benefit of a criminal street gang, in the Sept. 16, 2017, slaying of Curtis McDaniel. Prosecutors are not seeking capital punishment. The trio appeared for a status hearing before Riverside County Superior Court Judge John Molloy, who inquired as to whether the prosecution and defense will be prepared to move forward to trial in January.
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