[Denise Barry], 44, a Metro city Bus Driver, and her 12 yr. old Son, were victims of a senseless act that occurred on the 1st of April around 12:45 p.m. Reports state, "Denise" and her son were driving next to a Cadillac, her and her son found humor at a man who's feet were hanging out the window of a car. Suspect not amused, in return starts to follow "Denise" and her son. Fearing for her life and her sons as well, she stops at a parked patrol vehicle on the 14200 block of Kornblum Avenue and Rosecrans Blvd in Hawthorne, Ca. Explaining the incident to Hawthorne, Ca. officer, he then urges her to pull the car in front of his patrol car. That very moment a Cadillac pulled up adjacent to her Mercedes-Benz.
Passenger [Robert Washington Jr.], 37, From Rialto, jumps out of the vehicle and began firing inside "Denise's" vehicle . The officer responding immediately and fatally wounding the suspect at the scene. "Denise Berry" was Fatally shot, her 12 yr. old sonalso shot now in stable condition and assisting Hawthorne police in the investigation. "Washington" not in the vehicle alone, [Stanley White], 24, of Rancho Cucamomga, [Brandon White], 19, of LongBeach, one a driver and the other a rear seat passenger In the vehicle, we're also arrested and booked on suspicion of murder, and conspiracy to commit a crime. Both are being held in Lieu of a 1 million dollar bail! Prayers out to the "Berry" family, speedy recovery to the son that's still healing, along with his two other siblings that are now without their mother!