Homicide

The Latest: Officials ID man suspected of killing 2 officers

This Sunday, Oct. 9 2016 photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department shows suspect John Felix, who was apprehended early Sunday after a lengthy standoff and faces charges including multiple counts of murder on a peace officer. Police said Felix suddenly pulled out a gun and opened fire on the officers who had responded to a family disturbance call Saturday. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP)

This Sunday, Oct. 9 2016 photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department shows suspect John Felix, who was apprehended early Sunday after a lengthy standoff and faces charges including multiple counts of murder on a peace officer. Police said Felix suddenly pulled out a gun and opened fire on the officers who had responded to a family disturbance call Saturday. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the shooting of three police officers in Palm Springs (all times local):

6:50 a.m.

Authorities have identified the man suspected of fatally shooting two officers and wounding another in Palm Springs, California, and say he will be charged with two counts of murder on a peace officer.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department identified the man Sunday as John Felix.

Officials say he surrendered after a lengthy standoff. He was injured and treated at a hospital.

Palm Springs Police Chief Bryan Reyes identified the officers slain Saturday as Jose "Gil" Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny.

Twenty-seven-year-old Zerebny had been with the department for about 18 months and recently returned from maternity leave after giving birth to a daughter. Vega was a 35-year veteran who planned to retire in December.

The wounded officer's name was not released.