Crime Former LAPD officer found guilty in 2015 murder of Pomona man

00:25  06 february  2020
00:25  06 february  2020 Source:   abc7.com

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a man posing for the camera: Henry Solis is handed to FBI agents from Mexican authorities after his arrest on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. © KABC Henry Solis is handed to FBI agents from Mexican authorities after his arrest on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Henry Solis, who was a probationary LAPD officer at the time, was found guilty of second-degree murder by a jury.

Salome Rodriguez Jr. was shot and killed in March of 2015.

A jury deliberated on the case for several days before reaching a verdict.

Prosecutors said Solis picked a fight with Rodriguez outside a Pomona bar. Solis was accused of then shooting Rodriguez four times as he ran away.

The defense argued Solis was acting in self-defense.

Solis was arrested by Mexican police ten weeks after the shooting.

Stay with ABC7 for the latest details on this developing story.

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