Michael Christopher Mejia 26-year old is the alleged suspected of killing a Whittier police officer. Mejia is also suspended of killing his own cousin.
Mejia was identified Tuesday in East Los Angeles; he was released from pelican Bay state prison April 2016. Mejia is also suspended of shooting Officer Keith Boyer and Roy Roger Torres.
Officer Torres was killed in East Los Angles and Roger injured. Approximately three hours later Mejia allegedly shot Whittier officers injuring one and killing Boyer.