NEWS

    Utah Suspect Arrested for LA County Deputy Shooting

    Updated: June 11, 2019 at 9:35 pm EST  See Comments

    Originally Published on This Site

    Share on GAB

    A Utah suspect, Rhett Nelson, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the Monday night shooting of a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy. He may also be involved in another murder in Los Angeles hours earlier (LA Times).

    The officer shot has been identified as Deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, a 13 year veteran of the department. He had taken his mother’s vehicle to a nearby Jiffy Lube for an oil change, then went into a nearby Jack in the Box to get something to eat.

    L- Surveillance video of suspect, R-Deputy Joseph Solano

    Officer Solano is still on life support in grave condition as of Tuesday afternoon.

    Utah Suspect Rhett McKenzie Nelson, from St George, Utah, 30, was arrested after he called his father from a church in Long Beach and mentioned committing a murder. The father called the Long Beach police. The police spotted the white Kia at around 10:40 a.m., driving away from the church, stopped the vehicle and detained the driver. Police executed a search warrant, found the clothes that were in the surveillance video in the back seat of his vehicle, along with a revolver.

    Trending: Prop 63 – California Ammo Law Causing Run

    The remainder of this article is available in its entirety at Conservative Firing Line

    The views expressed in this news alert by the author do not directly represent that of The Christian Journal or its editors

    Share Your Thoughts

    avatar
    A Quick Note…

    Already a subscriber? Login to remove advertisements. Not a subscriber? Join the Christian Journal and gain access to hundreds of presentations and exclusives that cover today's events and how they impact you, your life, and your soul. All while supporting independent Christian researchers trying to make a difference.