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Tue Jan 29, 2013, 02:17 PM

Suspect in doctor's shooting identified (In Newport Beach, CA) [View all]

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Source: Orange County Register

NEWPORT BEACH A 75-year-old man from Lake Elsinore is in custody on suspicion of shooting and killing a doctor Monday, authorities said.

Stanwood Fred Elkus was taken into custody in the second-floor offices of 520 Superior Ave., where the doctor's offices were located, Newport Beach Police officials said Tuesday morning. Authorities said about a half-dozen shots were fired at about 2:45 p.m. inside the Newport Beach medical offices.

The doctor was identified as Ronald Franklin Gilbert, said Jim Amormino, spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department. The 52-year-old physician worked at the Hoag-affiliated Orange Coast Urology. His 53rd birthday would have been Wednesday.

Newport Beach Police officials have not released any details on a possible motive for the shooting.



Read more: http://www.ocregister.com/news/doctor-409585-beach-police.html

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