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FBI: LAPD cop suspected in Calif. murder captured in Mexico

LOS ANGELES -- A former Los Angeles police officer suspected of shooting and killing a man after a March fistfight has been arrested in Mexico, reports CBS Los Angeles.

The FBI confirmed late Tuesday night it brought Henry Solis back to the U.S. A two-month manhunt for Solis ended when he was nabbed Tuesdayby Mexican authorities in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas.

Salome Rodriguez, Jr. CBS Los Angeles

Solis had been on the run since the March 13 shooting of Salome Rodriguez, Jr. Investigators believe the two men got into a fistfight outside a bar in Pomona, Calif., before the 23-year-old Rodriguez was fatally shot.

Solis, a 27-year-old LAPD officer, did not show up for work after the incident and his Volkswagen Jetta was found abandoned in an alleyway a few blocks from the scene of the shooting.

He was fired that week, and police launched a multi-state -- and ultimately international -- search for him.

Federal officials say his father, Victor Solis, drove him to El Paso, and dropped him off at a bus station.