The man charged with killing Palm Springs Police officers Jose “Gil” Vega and Lesley Zerebny in 2016 was found guilty of first-degree murder in an Indio courtroom by a jury after only a few hours of deliberation.

John Hernandez Felix was taken into custody Oct. 9, 2016 following a long standoff with police and a shootout that killed two Palm Springs Police officers and left several others injured.

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