(L.A.) Ryan Clinkunbroomer, 30, Died on Saturday
Case Number: 2023-12492
Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 30-year-old White/Caucasian male.
The coroner’s office has identified the man as Ryan Clinkunbroomer.
Manner of Death: Homicide
Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of the Head
RIP RYAN CLINKUNBROOMER (October 7, 1992 – September 16, 2023)
Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 9:20 p.m.
The decedent was a sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot in his patrol vehicle as he was at a stoplight, leaving the Palmdale Sheriff Station.
A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday for the ambush shooting. The suspect was identified as Kevin Gatiano Salazar.
Clinkunbroomer was in uniform in a marked patrol car when he was shot near the intersection of Sierra highway and Avenue Q at a red light.
He was engaged to be married.