A second teenager was arrested in the fatal shooting of a U.S. Navy veteran who was walking his dogs at Melba Bishop Park in Oceanside when the bullets fired, confirmed police.
The 16-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the homicide on Aug. 31, Oceanside police Lt. Matt Cole said.
On the day of the deadly attack, officers responded to a call of shots fired at Melba Bishop Park just before 10 p.m. Police discovered Swan lying still in the field area of the park with a fatal gunshot wound.
Although paramedics attempted life-saving measures, Swan died from his injuries.
The suspects' identities were withheld due to their age and the on-going investigation, said police.
Both the victim and the suspect lived in Oceanside. Anyone with information about the case can call Oceanside Police at 760-435-4730. No further information was available.