Who is Aiden Anthony Leos?
Aiden Anthony Leos was 6 years old who dies on May 21, 2021, which has outraged and galvanized the community. The boy was shot and killed on the 55 Freeway in Orange, California. Lee and Eriz were arrested in Costa Mesa, California, on Sunday, June 6, 2021, according to the California Highway Patrol, and they are “expected to be charged with murder,” a news release said.
Authorities said in a news release the boy was shot in “a road rage incident over a perceived unsafe lane change.” The California Highway Patrol called the suspect Eriz Marcus Anthony in the news release, but jail records and his social media accounts give his name as Marcus Anthony Eriz.
Aiden Anthony Leos Age
He was 6 years old.
When was Aiden Anthony Leos Dies
According to ABC News, Aiden was shot and killed on May 21, 2021, as his mother Joanna Cloonan was “driving him to school.”
The crime occurred in Yorba Linda. Cloonan told ABC News that “a white sedan cut her off abruptly while she was in the carpool lane … on the 55 Freeway.”
Wynne Lee & Marcus Anthony Eriz Arrested
“The arrests follow the May 21, 2021, shooting on SR-55,” the news release from CHP states. “Joanna Cloonan was driving a silver Chevrolet Sonic, approaching SR-22, while her son, Aiden Anthony Leos, was seated in the rear passenger area. Ms. Cloonan and the occupants of a white Volkswagen station wagon were involved in a road rage incident over a perceived unsafe lane change. A shooting occurred when an occupant in the Volkswagen fired at least one round from an unknown caliber pistol into the rear of the Chevrolet Sonic, killing Aiden.”
“They took my son’s life away,” Cloonan told ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
“He was beautiful and he was kind and he was precious, and you killed him for no reason. And I want to find them and I want there to be justice to be served for my son.”
Wynne Lee & Marcus Anthony Eriz Now
Both are being held in the Orange County Jail on $1 million bail. Online records indicate that Lee has long ties to California, extensive family in the area, and an old LinkedIn page in her name indicates attendance for a time at a California university.
A GoFundMe Page to Help Aiden’s Mother Has Raised More Than $340,000
There is a GoFundMe page designed to help Aiden’s mom. It’s raised more than $340,000.
“I’m reaching out to the public to help Aidens mother pay for her needs including replacing her car and living expenses while she is not able to work. Six year old Aiden was tragically killed in a road rage incident in Orange, CA on 5/21/21 and died in his mother’s arms as the suspect was aiming for her! This is my granddaughter in the photo and Aiden is her brother. Thank you for your loving support,” it reads.
A follow-up message says, “As a family we are overwhelmed by your generosity & support of Aiden’s mother, Joanna and his older sister Alexis and on behalf of Aiden’s father during this difficult time. Your support has made them know they are loved & supported. While the Memorial for Aiden tomorrow is only open to family and close friends, please know it is because of your generosity & support that we can give Aiden this beautiful memorial.”