Authorities: Assault rifle used to kill police in California

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - A gunman used an assault rifle to kill two police officers who were responding to a domestic disturbance call at the California home of the suspect's family, authorities said Tuesday.

The suspect, identified by police as 26-year-old John Felix, was prohibited from legally possessing firearms because of a prior felony conviction, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

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