The first suspect was identified as 20-year-old Bryan Barnes, who authorities say lives near USC.
Police also arrested 19-year-old Javier Bolden of Palmdale, who is suspected of being an accomplice in the April 11, shooting deaths of Ming Qu and Ying Wu, both 23.
According to the Los Angeles Times, a cell phone allegedly taken from one of the victims helped police track the suspects.
evidence that was recovered at the scene of the double homicide linked that
homicide to two attempt murders in the city of
electrical engineering students were fatally shot about 1 a.m. during a
downpour while sitting in Qu's recently purchased
2003 BMW, which was double-parked in the 2700 block of
Wu was found in the passenger seat and Qu on the steps of a nearby house where he collapsed while trying to summon help, police said.
"These arrests today can't bring back those lost lives but the efforts of the LAPD in tracking down suspects of such heinous crimes will allow justice to be served," said Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
suspects, who were being held without bail, have been booked into