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The Latest: Suspect named in killing of LA sheriff's deputy

This still frame from video provided by KABC-TV, shows a Los Angeles County Sheriff's patrol car after a burglary suspect commandeered it in Lancaster, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Sgt. Steve Owen was shot and killed while answering a burglary report, and the suspected gunman was arrested after commandeering his patrol car, ramming a second police vehicle, then hiding in a home as two teenagers cowered, authorities said. (KABC-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; TV OUT; NO SALES
October 06, 2016 - 1:22 PM

LOS ANGELES - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant (all times local):

1:10 p.m.

Authorities have identified a man suspected of fatally shooting a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant who responded to a burglary report.

The Sheriff's Department 27-year-old Trenton Trevon Lovell of Lancaster has been booked for investigation of murder and is being held without bail.

Lovell was arrested Wednesday near the scene where 53-year-old Sgt. Steven Owen was shot. The 29-year department veteran died at a hospital.

Sheriff Jim McDonnell plans a press conference Thursday afternoon at Lancaster in the high desert north of Los Angeles.

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