Suspect charged in killing of Oakland councilwoman's son

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A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the killing of a University of Southern California student who was shot during an attempted robbery in March. 

The victim, 21-year-old Victor McElhaney, was the son of Oakland City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson-McElhaney. 

The suspect, Ivan Hernandez, 23, was charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted robbery, the Los Angles District Attorney's Office says. 

Hernandez, a suspected gang member, was allegedly trying to rob McElhaney and a group of his friends outside a liquor store about a mile from USC, authorities say. 

He was rushed to a local hospital, where he died. 

McElhaney was a music student at USC and had transferred from California State East Bay.

Family and friends described him as a talented jazz musician who was generous with his time helping others.