Eric Garcetti

3 arrested in killing of off-duty Los Angeles police officer

Three suspects were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer, officials said.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti described those arrested as the "primary suspects responsible for the murder of Officer Juan Diaz" and said they were taken into custody in the cities of Temecula and Murietta in Riverside County.

"We will always bring to justice anybody who would not only murder a police officer but anybody who would take the life of any Angeleno," Garcetti said.

Francisco Talamantes, 23; Cristian Facundo, 20 and Ashlynn Smith,18, all of Temecula, were booked on suspicion of murder and held without bail, police...

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