The Arrest made in ambush shooting of two Los Angeles deputies:
A man has been arrested and thrilling with premeditated attempted murder in connection to an ambush shooting that left two Los Angeles deputies injured.
The deputies, a male and a female who have not been identified openly, were sitting in their parked patrol vehicle in Compton on Sept. 12 when they were shot multiple times.
It is said by Captain Kent Wegener of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department The Deonte Lee Murray, 36, of Compton, was arrested on Sept. 15 in connection to a carjacking that happened earlier this month,.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said at a news conference Wednesday ,It was not until after Murray’s arrest in the carjacking occurrence that he was charged with the ambush shooting of the deputies. If convicted Murray faces a maximum of life in prison.
Also reported that the gunman walked up on the deputies and opened fire without warning or provocation,” the sheriff’s department said.
The deputies undergo surgery and are recovering, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at Wednesday’s news conference. They still face a lot of reconstructive surgery and it’s going to be a lengthy process, but fortunately they are doing well.