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Authorities ID suspect in shooting death of California cop



The Californian authorities have released the identity of the man suspected of killing the agent Natalie Corona earlier this week in an "ambush" style attack.

The coroner of the Yolo County Sheriff's Office determined the suspect – who committed suicide after the meeting – was Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, 48, the authorities said.

The identification occurred two days after Corona, a fledgling police officer in the department, was killed by a suspect who approached a bicycle and fired more shots at a set of targets

COP DIED IN "AMBUSH" OF BIKE-RIDING GUNMAN THAT CONTINUES TO FIRE SHOTS, THE SUBJECT OF THE POLICE SAYS

The fatal scene seemed to be "like an ambush", the police chief of Davis Darren Pytel said Friday

The suspect fled to a rented house that he shared with a roommate after the shooting, according to Pytel.

  This 2018 reservation photo issued by the Yolo County Sheriff's Office shows Kevin Douglas L imbaugh. The authorities identified 48-year-old Limbaugh as the man who shot and killed the recruit Natalie Corona, 22, on Thursda and then took his own life during a stall with the police.

This 2018 reservation photo issued by the Yolo County Sheriff's Office shows Kevin Douglas Limbaugh. The authorities identified 48-year-old Limbaugh as the man who shot and killed the recruit Natalie Corona, 22, on Thursda and later took his own life during a stall with the police.
(Yolo County Sheriff's Office via AP)

"At one point it came out," Pytel said. "The agents seemed to wear a ballistic vest, a bulletproof vest, came back in and came out with a firearm, then came back in, pushed a sofa in front of the door and the officers heard a shot."

THE OFFICE OF THE POLIFY OF THE CALIFORNIA FATALMENTE COLPA, THE SHOCKING SUSPECTED FOUNDED DEAD [19659003] The gunman shot himself in the head inside the house, Pytel said.

The Sacramento bee reported that court documents showed that Limbaugh was charged and convicted in a battery case last fall, and he agreed to deliver a semi-automatic rifle in November.

The case stemmed from Limbaugh being arrested in September for assaulting someone at Cache Creek Casino, said Yolo County Sheriff Sergeant, Matthew

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The police department of th eir Facebook on Saturday shared a photo of an impromptu memorial that included flowers and balloons.

"The love that this community is proving to the Corona Agent is truly amazing, thank you all for the continued support at this incredibly difficult time," said the post.

L.A.'s Fox News Ross, Louis Casiano and The Associated Press contributed to this relationship.


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