By Miriam Raftery
Photo: Di'Marcus Lavonne Mayes, murder victim, courtesy of his family via LMPD
December 21, 2020 (La Mesa) – La Mesa Police today announced the arrest of Alexander Cesar Nghiem of San Diego. He is charged with murder of Di’Marcus Lavonne Mayes, 29, who was shot multiple times in his upper torso on December 11th.
La Mesa Police responded to calls reporting gunshots in the parking lot of the Marketplace at Lake Murray Village, 5600 Lake Murray Boulevard. Officers found Mayes unresponsive and performed CPR and other medical aid until medics arrived.