A person has been arrested within the lethal “ambush” capturing of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy

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a Barricade manHd himself He was inside a house earlier than he was compelled out, arrested and charged within the capturing loss of life of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy, authorities stated Monday.

A SWAT group surrounded the suspect’s residence in Palmdale and “members of the family bought out,” however “the suspect selected the barricades and initially refused to come back out,” Sheriff Robert Luna informed reporters in regards to the arrest within the killing of Deputy Ryan Klinkenbrumer.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Klinkenbrumer.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Klinkenbrumer. Los Angeles County Police Division/AP

After an hours-long standoff, deputies “deployed chemical compounds and the suspect ultimately surrendered,” Luna added.

The sheriff praised deputies for his or her endurance and taking the 29-year-old suspect alive.

“Our Particular Enforcement Workplace deputies had been very skilled in giving the suspect sufficient time to give up peacefully,” Luna stated.

“Our deputies gave this suspect a possibility to give up peacefully. That’s not the proper our deputy was given three days in the past right here throughout the road.”

A passerby known as 911 after seeing the 30-year-old deputy unconscious in his automotive at 6 p.m. Saturday within the Southern California suburb of Palmdale, officers stated.

Klinkenbrumer was taken to hospital however couldn’t be resuscitated.

Investigators stated Sunday they had been trying to find a automobile — a dark-colored 2006 to 2012 Toyota Corolla — that was seen close to Klinkenbrumer’s automotive simply earlier than the capturing.

Police cars block a street where a sheriff's deputy was shot while in his patrol car in Palmdale, California on September 17, 2023.
Police automobiles block a road the place a sheriff’s deputy was shot whereas in his patrol automotive in Palmdale, California on September 17, 2023. Richard Vogel/AP

Officers stated Klinkenbrumer had simply left the station when he was found close to the intersection of the Sierra Freeway and Q Avenue, which is about 60 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.

A video displaying a automotive driving alongside the patrol automotive earlier than dashing away is the main focus of the investigation, legislation enforcement officers accustomed to the investigation stated Sunday.

Officers stated Klinkenbrumer was a well-respected deputy who had been working as a area coaching officer for the previous 12 months and a half.

The sufferer, a third-generation lawmaker, bought engaged to his girlfriend 4 days earlier than the deadly assault, Luna stated. The sufferer’s grandfather rose to the rank of captain and his father was a primary lieutenant.

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