Catholic bishop shot and killed in Los Angeles County
A Catholic bishop in Southern California was shot and killed Saturday just blocks from a church, a slaying of a longtime priest hailed as a "peacemaker" that's stunned the Los Angeles religious community, authorities said.
Detectives are investigating the death of Bishop David O'Connell as a homicide, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Authorities have not said whether the bishop was targeted in the shooting or if his religion was a factor in the killing. The shooter — or shooters — remain at large.
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