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Homicide Investigators Name At-Large Suspect Wanted For Killing Highland Man, Shooting His Wife

HIGHLAND (  —  The Highland Police Department on Friday named a suspect wanted in the killing of a Highland man and the shooting of that man's wife on April 16.

Police named Jovan Meeks, 21, a San Bernardino resident, as their suspect. They said Meeks was at-large.

Kirk Savala, 52, and his wife of nearly 30 years, Donna Savala, 50, were shot in the 25900 block of Baseline Avenue about 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

He died after being transferred to a hospital. While seriously wounded, she is expected to survive.

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Meeks with a bail amount of $2 million.

Authorities believe the couple was caught in the middle of an altercation and were innocent bystanders at the time of the shooting.

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Investigators are asking for assistance from the public to locate Meeks.

A man with Savala's name on Facebook described himself as "happily married for 28 years. I have 10 grandkids and life is good."

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to contact detective Justin Giles or Sgt. Dave Johnson at (909) 387-3589 or sheriff's dispatch at (909) 387-8313.

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