L.A. Now Live: Discuss deputy arrested in murder case
Times crime reporter Richad Winton will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to discuss the sheriff's deputy arrested Wednesday for allegedly shooting and killing a man in Sylmar while off duty.
As Winton and staff writer Robert Faturechi reported, law enforcement sources say that veteran sheriff's Deputy Francisco Gamez, 41, opened fire on a man in June after his son got into a fight with him.
In August, a person who identified himself as the victim's brother commented on the website of the Los Angeles Times, saying he suspected a deputy was responsible. Gamez was booked into the LAPD's 77th Street Station on Wednesday in lieu of $4-million bail. He has not yet been charged.