An 18-year-old San Bernardino man was arrested in Redlands on suspicion of murder in the deaths of two men in San Bernardino in February, police said Wednesday, Feb. 16.
Quintin Stringfellow was arrested Wednesday at 10:34 a.m. at 1103 Cornell Avenue after a brief foot pursuit, according to San Bernardino County jail logs. He was arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of San Bernardino residents Emmett Marcus Stokes, 49, and Terrance Coates, 38, the San Bernardino Police Department said in a news release.
On Feb. 4, police responded to 1774 North Fairfax Drive at 10:24 a.m. and found Stokes suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.
After the killing, Stringfellow was identified as the suspect and a warrant was issued for his arrest, police said.
On Feb. 10, police responded at 7:56 p.m. to the 1300 block of North Arrowhead Avenue and found Coates suffering from a gunshot wound inside of his car, police said. Coates died at the scene, authorities said.
Stringfellow was identified as the suspect in that shooting and a car owned by Stringfellow’s mother was identified as the car used in both of the killings, police said.
Upon his arrest, a handgun used in one of the killings was recovered nearby and the suspect vehicle used was also located nearby, police said.
Stringfellow is a self-admitted gang member, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the shootings is asked to contact Sergeant E. Campos at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 909-384-5613.