Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Los Angeles Bishop Is Housekeeper’s Husband

Alejandra Molina of Religion News Service reports, “The suspect arrested in Saturday’s shooting of Roman Catholic Bishop David G. O’Connell is Carlos Medina, the husband of the bishop’s housekeeper, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna.” Detectives are investigating a potential financial dispute between the two. O’Connell was renowned for his work with the poor and immigrant communities in Los Angeles. Linda Dakin-Grimm, an immigration attorney who worked with O’Connell, said, “He’s an extremely unique person of deep faith and witness and kindness. I don’t see how we will fill that big, aching gap.”

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