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In a statement, Vilanueva described Solano as a huge fan of the US football team and a "kind, generous man he is always ready to help others before him. "
Rhett Nelson, 30, from Utah, was arrested Tuesday as a shooting suspect, the sheriff said.
Now the authorities release Nelson's photo when they look at whether he is involved in other crimes in California, the sheriff said on Wednesday.
Ret Nelson in a photo of a police reservation.
Nelson may be responsible for the murder of a 30-year-old man in Los Angeles, who happened an hour before Solano was shot, "said Los Angeles police chief Michelle Moore. On Tuesday morning, before Nelson was arrested, he went to a church in Long Beach where he called his father and allegedly "mentioned that he had killed two," said the sheriff.
A revolver matching the weapon used in the Solana attack was found in Nelson's car, officials said. Also in Nelson's car there were clothes corresponding to what the suspect fighter had seen on Jack's video in the box.
Nelson does not appear to have known Solano, the authorities said, adding that the deputy attorney did not carry anything to identify himself as an officer.
Nelson arrived in southern California from Utah in the first week of June, authorities said. He had disappeared in Utah, the sheriff said.
Nelson was held on bail at $ 2 million, ABC Los Angeles reported KABC-TV station. It is not clear whether there is a lawyer. He must appear in court on Thursday.
Anyone with information related to Nelson was asked to call Homicide Investigators at 323-890-5500.