Earl Ellis Green, 44, is accused of murdering Riverside Police Officer Ryan Bonaminio. Photo courtesy of Riverside PD.
The man suspected of fatally shooting Riverside (Calif.) Police Officer Ryan Bonaminio likely used the officers' duty weapon, following a physical scuffle, reports the Los Angeles Times.
At a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Riverside police said they found a fingerprint and the officer's duty weapon inside the stolen, ditched semi-truck linked to Earl Ellis Green, who was arrested Tuesday evening.
Green, 44, of Rubidoux was arrested by police and FBI agents at a Target store in Riverside on Tuesday at 8 p.m. He has been charged with murder and a parole violation.
Green has an extensive criminal record going back three decades, including convictions for domestic violence, battery of a police officer, selling drugs and vehicle theft, the Los Angeles Times is also reporting.
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