Off-duty Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy shot in head at Jack in the Box, suspect arrested

Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department(LOS ANGELES) -- A suspect has been arrested after an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot in the head in a fast food restaurant, authorities said.

Deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who is now in grave condition and on life support at a nearby hospital, was in a Jack in the Box in Alhambra at about 5:45 p.m. on Monday when he was "tragically and senselessly shot in the head," Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva said.

Solano, a 13-year veteran, "needs our prayers," the sheriff told reporters Monday night.

 Solano, who was in civilian clothes at the time of the attack, was waiting for his food when he was shot once in the back of the head, police said.

After authorities blasted out descriptions of the suspect and his car, a 2012 Kia Sorento, on Tuesday morning, police in Long Beach, California, saw a car matching that description, officials said.

The suspect, now identified as 30-year-old Rhett Mckenzie Nelson, was located in the car and taken into custody after a felony traffic stop, police said.

Nelson, from St. George, Utah, is believed to have shot and killed another man an hour before shooting Solano, police said.

When police took Nelson into custody, a revolver was found inside the vehicle, along with items Nelson was described as wearing during the shooting, including a hat and maroon shirt, police said

Nelson was reported as a missing person in Utah and his family was concerned for his whereabouts, officials said, noting fliers were posted about Nelson's disappearance on social media.

The suspect's father, according to police, contacted authorities after Nelson called him on Wednesday and allegedly admitted involvement in both shootings, police said.

The shooting was caught on video, sheriff's officials told ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV.

But the video doesn't include audio, "so we don't know if there were words exchanged," Capt. Kent Wegner said.

"There doesn't appear to be an overt motive," Wenger told KABC-TV.

Villanueva had tweeted Monday night, "Our #LASD family continues to persevere in the wake of the senseless shooting of our deputy."

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The reason for the brawl: a parent didn't like the calls being made by a 13-year-old umpire.

The fight began at Westgate Elementary School in Lakewood, Colo., a suburb southwest of Denver, on Saturday at about noon as 15 to 20 adults got into a violent tussle, according to Lakewood police.

The brawl was still ongoing as Lakewood police arrived at the scene.

These adults took over the field and began assaulting each other on 6/15 during a youth baseball game. We're looking for any info, in particular to ID the man in the white shirt/teal shorts. Several people have already been cited in this fight and injuries were reported. pic.twitter.com/ieenhwCrbU

— Lakewood Police (@LakewoodPDCO) June 18, 2019

Police issued four citations for disorderly conduct, but said they are still searching for others involved in the fight.

Police are looking for an adult in a white T-shirt and teal shorts in particular because he can be seen in the video throwing sucker punches at people looking in the other direction. Police said it is unknown if this person is a parent of one of the children in the game.

There were a few minor injuries and one person suffered serious bodily injury, police told ABC News. No details on the injury were available.

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