16 September,los angelesPalmdale County Police Officer Ryan Clinkunbrummer was killed in an ambush by a gunman while on duty. This incident deeply shocked the community. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna announced on the 18th that the suspect had been arrested.
The suspect is Kevin Salazar, 29, a native of Palmdale, who was arrested on the morning of the 18th. Luna said the motive for the murder was unclear and that Officer Rick Lincoln Bloomer was “ambushed and murdered by a coward.” Luna praised the police officers for their calmness in arresting and ultimately subduing the suspect. “But deceased police officer Rick Lincoln Bloomer had no such opportunity to calmly subdue the suspect.”
According to CNN, early in the morning that day, police used tear gas to force the suspect out of the house and surrender, after confronting the suspect for about an hour. Luna said police found the suspect through leads provided by the public and also found a large number of weapons at his residence.
According to live video of the suspect’s arrest, police fired tear gas at a second-floor window of a detached home. Just then a 20 year old dark haired man slowly walked out of the house. Under police orders, he took off his shirt and put his clothes on his back. He walked towards the police and was immediately handcuffed. According to Fox News (Fox 11), the male suspect lives with his parents and his younger brother and sister are also at the home. The arrested person may have mental problems. The brown car he was driving when he committed the crime was also found at the scene.
This year, 30-year-old police officer Clarken Bloomer was arrested on September 16 at around 6 pm.Los Angeles CountyThe Palmdale City branch of the police department was on duty. As their police car stopped at a traffic light near Sierra Highway and East Avenue, a gray sedan following them rapidly crossed into the police car’s left lane and opened fire, coming in line with the police car. A few seconds later, the brown car sped away.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Clinkenblumer was shot in the head and was helped by a kind passerby after the attack. Clinkenbloomer was taken to Antelope Valley Medical Center, where he died from his injuries at approximately 11 p.m.
A police officer was shot dead in an ambush while on duty. This incident shocked the community. Los Angeles County Police offered a reward of 250,000 yuan for the suspect. The community held a vigil on the evening of the 17th, which was attended by hundreds of people.
Clinken Bloomer, 30, had been engaged just four days before the murder. He was a police officer with the Los Angeles County Police Department for eight years and had been on duty in Palmdale since July 2018. He is the third generation police officer in his family; His grandfather and father also worked for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
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