BREAKING: Man arrested, charged with attempted murder in ambush shooting of two deputies

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced that a suspect has been taken into custody and charged after the ambush shooting of two deputies in Compton earlier this month on September 12th.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced that a suspect has been taken into custody and charged after the ambush shooting of two deputies in Compton earlier this month on September 12th.

36-year-old Deonte Lee Murray of Compton has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and premeditated attempted murder of a peace officer a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office says.

If Murray is convicted as a felon he faces the possibility of a maximum life sentence in state prison.

Murray is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Wednesday. Prosecutors have recommended his bail be set at $6.15 million.