“Investigators in Los Angeles have charged a man with the attempted murder of two police officers who were shot as they sat in their patrol car.
“Deonte Lee Murray, 36, was already in custody for unrelated carjacking charges, prosecutors said.
“At a court appearance on Wednesday he pleaded not guilty to the charges in both cases, AP News reported.
“Widely shared video of the shooting showed a figure approach the police car, open fire and then run away.
“The officers were seriously injured but have since been released from hospital.
“Footage of the 12 September attack, described by police as an ambush, caused a national outcry and both candidates in the presidential race – President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden – called for the perpetrator to be severely dealt with.”
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