Aiden Leos latest: Murder charges expected after Eriz Anthony and Lee Wynne arrested in deadly 'road rage' shooting

A COUPLE was arrested on Sunday and are expected to be charged with murder over the "road rage" shooting that killed six-year-old Aiden Leos after a $500,000 reward was offered for information.

Eriz Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said.

Authorities said in a press release that they expect murder charges to be brought against the couple, according to CBS Los Angeles.

Aiden was fatally shot while riding in the back seat of his mother's car last month after she reportedly angered another driver who cut her off on a highway in Orange, California.

The tragic incident unfolded on 55 freeway near Chapman at around 8am on May 21 as Aiden's mother was driving him to kindergarten in her silver Chevrolet Sonic.

Aiden's heartbreaking final words were said to be "Mommy, my tummy hurts."

Read our live blog below for the latest updates…

  • Jocelyn Cook

    HOW OLD WAS AIDEN LEOS?

    Aiden Leos was just six years old when he died.

    The little boy was allegedly shot in his mother's car by people in a passing car in a road rage incident in May.

    A couple, Eriz Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said, and stand accused of the shooting and death of the child.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHAT WAS THE REWARD TO FIND AIDEN'S ALLEGED KILLERS?

    After Aiden Leos was killed in a shooting as part of an alleged road rage incident, a sizable reward was offered to find his killers.

    A $50,000 reward for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the shooter was offered.

    Eriz Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said.

    It's unclear whether or not that reward will be doled out.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHERE WAS AIDEN SHOT?

    Six-year-old Aiden Leos was shot in the back by a passenger in another car during a road rage incident.

    The shooting occurred on 55 freeway near Los Angeles, California, at around 8am on May 21.

    Sadly, Aiden died from his injuries.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    'YOU KILLED HIM FOR NO REASON'

    "They took my son's life away," Joanna Cloonan, Aiden's mother, recently told ABC News' Zohreen Shah on Good Morning America. 

    "He was beautiful and he was kind and he was precious."

    "And you killed him for no reason," the sorrowful mother accused.

    Mother of 6-year-old killed in California road rage shooting pleads for justice

    "And I want to find them," she continued. "And I want there to be justice. To be served for my son."

  • Jocelyn Cook

    AIDEN LEOS GOFUNDME: WHAT IS IT?

    A GoFundMe page was setup for Aiden Leos' family to help with the child’s burial costs.

    The campaign raised more than $130,000 within the first 24 hours after it was set up.

    "The mother, father and sister of Aiden want to express their appreciation for your loving support," a statement read.

    "While their lives are shattered in a million pieces they are strengthened knowing the world is wrapping their arms around them! THANK YOU!"

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WITNESS SAYS HE SAW AIDEN'S MOM HOLDING HIM ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD

    Witness Reyes Valdivia told the Orange County Register Aiden Leos' mom told him and his wife that she “flipped off” the driver of a white sedan after he cut her off in the carpool lane back in May 21.

    “My wife noticed a lady pulling her son out and dropping to the ground with her son in her arms,” he said.

    He recalled the woman saying “I got shot at in the car" adding that the bullet “went through the boy’s back”.

    “She heard her child scream and immediately stopped,” Valdivia said in a separate interview with the Los Angeles Times.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    ARE ERIZ ANTHONY AND LEE WYNNE IN JAIL?

    The couple accused of the death of Aiden Leos are currently being detained.

    Both suspects are being held at the Orange County Jail on $1 million bond each, according to sources who spoke with CBS Los Angeles.

    It's believed a female was driving the vehicle and the male did the actual shooting in the incident that led to Aiden's death.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR AIDEN'S DEATH?

    Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said.

    A $500,000 reward was offered for information after the six-year-old was shot in his mother's car in May.

    It's not clear whether or not anyone will received that reward money after the couple was arrested and jailed.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    'FEELS LIKE MY LIFE IS OVER' AIDEN'S MOM SAID OF HIS DEATH

    "He meant the world to me, and it feels like my life is over," Joanna Cloonan, Aiden Leos' mom, said of his tragic death in May.

    "That was my baby. I've never, never thought pain like this could exist."

    Aiden was fatally shot while riding in the back seat of his mother's car last month after she reportedly angered another driver who cut her off on a highway in Orange, California.

    Eriz Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, have been arrested in connection to his death.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    AIDEN'S SISTER CALLS HIM 'SO SWEET' AFTER HIS DEATH

    Alexis, Aiden Leos' sister, said her little brother would often come to her room and say he loved her.

    "Please help us find the people that did this to my little brother," she said before Eriz Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested for his death.

    "He's only six and he was so sweet. He was a very loving boy so please help us find who did this to him."

  • Jocelyn Cook

    AIDEN LEOS' SISTER SAYS MOM IS 'DISTRAUGHT' AFTER HIS DEATH

    Aiden Leos was pronounced dead after he was brought to a hospital after being shot in a road rage incident in May.

    His tearful sister Alexis Cloonan said her mom had to “hold her little boy as he died so she is very distraught right now."

    “She had blood on her clothes and he started turning blue and that's when the ambulance took him and that was the last time my mom saw him alive," she said.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    AIDEN'S HEARTBREAKING FINAL WORDS

    Aiden Leos' mother reportedly held him in her arms as he died after being shot in a road rage incident.

    Aiden's final words were said to be "Mommy, my tummy hurts".

    Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa in connection with the incident, California Highway Patrol said.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHO IS JOANNA CLOONAN?

    Joanna Cloonan is Aiden Leos' mother.

    She was driving him to kindergarten on May 21 when she was cut off in the carpool lane.

    Cloonan gave the finger to a driver in her rearview mirror, but as she switched lanes, a male gunman believed to have been sitting in the passenger seat of a car driven by a woman fired into her vehicle.

    The single gunshot struck Aiden in the back as he was travelling in his mother's Chevrolet Sonic.

    She said as she started to pull away from the other car "I heard a really loud noise" adding: "And my son said, 'Ow,' and I had to pull over. And he got shot."

    Cloonan reportedly held her son in his arms as he lost blood.

    Aiden's heartbreaking final words were said to be "Mommy, my tummy hurts."

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHO ARE ERIZ ANTHONY AND LEE WYNNE?

    Eriz Anthony and Lee Wynne have been arrested in the "road rage" shooting death of six-year-old Aiden Leos in California.

    According to KTLA, they are boyfriend and girlfriend and their car was found in another location.

    Eriz is an auto detailer, according to the Los Angeles Times, citing a law enforcement source.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHERE WAS AIDEN LEOS KILLED?

    Aiden Leos was hit in the back with a bullet while riding in the back seat of the car on his way to school, travelling on State Route 55, in the city of Orange, near Los Angeles.

    The shooting occurred in a road rage incident in May.

    Eriz Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested as suspects in the shooting in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    MURDER CHARGES MAY BE ON THE TABLE IN AIDEN LEOS CASE

    Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer told CBSLA that murder charges may be on the table for the couple accused of Aiden Leos' death.

    Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said.

    They stand accused of six-year-old Aiden's death in a road rage incident that resulted in him being shot in the back and killed.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR AIDEN LEOS' DEATH?

    A couple was arrested on Sunday over a"road rage" shooting that killed six-year-old Aiden Leos.

    Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested in their home in Costa Mesa, California Highway Patrol said.

    They were arrested after a $500,000 reward was offered for information.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    HOW DID AIDEN LEOS DIE?

    Aiden Leos died tragically in a "road rage" incident in May.

    His mother gave another driver the finger in her rearview as she was driving her little boy to school on May 21, and as she switched lanes, a male gunman believed to have been sitting in the passenger’s seat of a car driven by a woman shot into her vehicle.

    Aiden’s mom pulled over to the side of the road and held him until an off-duty policer stopped and performed CPR, while waiting for paramedics to arrive.

    Sadly, Aiden died after her was struck in the back by a bullet.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    WHAT HAPPENED TO AIDEN LEOS?

    Aiden Leos, 6, was fatally shot while riding in the back seat of his mother's car last month after she reportedly angered another driver who cut her off on a highway in Orange, California.

    Around 8am on May 21, Aiden's mother was driving him to kindergarten in her silver Chevrolet Sonic when she gave the finger to a driver in her review mirror.

    As she switched lanes, a male gunman believed to have been sitting in the passenger's seat of a car driven by a woman fired into her vehicle.

    The single gunshot struck Aiden in the back.

    He was taken by ambulance to the Children’s Hospital of Orange County where he was pronounced dead. 

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