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Second suspect arrested in shooting of Coronado High School student during jewelry sale meetup

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Posted at 3:15 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 18:35:02-04

CORONADO, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police arrested a second suspect Wednesday in the shooting of an 18-year-old Coronado High School student earlier this month during a jewelry sale meetup.

According to police, Alejandro Guzman, 18, was arrested for his alleged involvement in the shooting of Jacob McKanry, who was shot on May 4 near Orange Avenue and 10th Street.

Guzman was charged with robbery and transported to San Diego Central Jail.

A 17-year-old male was arrested in Chula Vista on May 22 after police served three search warrants in connection to the shooting. That suspect was charged with attempted homicide, robbery, and assault with a deadly weapon.

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McKanry was shot on May 4 while meeting up with two men to complete an online jewelry sale, police say.

According to police, during the meeting, McKanry was robbed and shot in the back.

McKanry's father tells 10News that his son is breathing on his own and his vitals are stable as of May 27. "Again we cannot express enough thanks for the continued prayers and support," he added.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Coronado Police at 619-522-7350.