Detectives “made the arrest in about 19 hours” after the incident, said Montebello Police Chief Garry Couso-Vasquez. “They arrested the shooter, got the gun and got a confession.” Pick up a copy of tomorrows Whittier Daily News for the rest of the story. MONTEBELLO — Police arrested a 17-year-old male in the drive-by shooting of a 12-year-old boy as he was taking out the trash, police said Thursday. The 12-year-old boy was in the front yard of his home in the 500 block of Walnut Avenue when shots were fired into the yard at about 10:20 p.m. on Feb. 5. The intended target was the boy’s brother, police said in a statement released after the incident. Police arrested the suspect on Tuesday, less than a day after the shooting. 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!