Clad in body armor, a now-28-year-old man fired wildly at Palm Springs police officers through the front of his mother's home in 2016, killing two of them, and later boasted while being arrested about which officers he planned to shoot next, a prosecutor told jurors today.
After more than two years, opening statements begin Wednesday in the guilt phase of the court case for John Hernandez Felix, the man accused of gunning down Palm Springs police officers Jose "Gil" Vega and Lesley Zerebny.
John Hernandez Felix, 28, is charged with two counts of murder and six counts of attempted murder, with special circumstance allegations of killing police officers and committing multiple murders.
After nearly a month, a jury was seated today in the trial of an ex-con accused of gunning down two Palm Springs police officers and trying to kill others when they approached his mother's home to investigate a domestic disturbance.
Jury selection will start Monday for the case of John Hernandez Felix, accused of killing two Palm Springs Police officers in late 2016.