LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man suspected of fatally shooting a Long Beach Fire Department captain died of a medical condition Sunday, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials.
Thomas Kim, 77, died at USC Medical Center of an undisclosed medical condition that stemmed from a preexisting condition. He was accused of killing Long Beach Fire Department Capt. David Rosa.
Rosa, 45, was fatally shot while searching for people after responding to an explosion at a senior living complex in mid-June. Kim is suspected of triggering that explosion in an effort to kill his upstairs neighbor and then opening fire on any firefighters who responded to the blaze.
Rosa was a 17-year veteran of the fire department and leaves behind a wife and two kids.
Kim was charged with murder and attempted murder for wounding another firefighter and his neighbor.
He was due back in court on Aug. 15.
Man accused of killing Long Beach fire captain dies of medical condition
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