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Elizabeth Ibarra and Jason Schumann arrested in Francisco Rodriguez murder

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24-year-old Jason Schumann and a 19-year-old Elizabeth Ibarra have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Francisco Rodriguez.

Los Angeles police announced the arrest of 24-year-old Jason Schumann and 19-year-old Elizabeth Ibarra — both on parole and with extensive criminal records — in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Jr. last week outside his home in Winnetka.

The former El Camino Real High School soccer player was described as "being on the right track in life," at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.

Officials credited witness accounts, community information, school police, district officials and tips via Crimestoppers in the suspect arrests.

Authorities are asking an anonomous tipster who provided a key piece of information to come forward and help solidify the investigation.

No motive was specified.

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