William Sims, 28, was found beaten and shot on the side of a road in El Sobrante – about 15 miles north of Oakland, California – on November 12.
Daniel Porter-Kelly, 31, of Richmond, California, was arrested on November 16, and charged with murder, robbery, and committing a racially motivated crime.
However two people police believe were accomplices in the killing, Ray Simons, 32, and Daniel Ortega, 31, are still on the run, a police statement reads.
Contra Costa County investigators believe the three men set upon Sims near a local pool hall, the Capri Club.
Police believe Sims was bashed, robbed, and then executed as he attempted to flee, according to the newspaper.