Bail set at $2 million for suspect identified in Trader Joe’s standoff

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police identified the suspect in Saturday's deadly armed standoff at a Trader Joe's grocery store as Gene Evin Atkins.

Atkins, 28, is being held on one count of murder and other charges soon to be determined, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison said on Sunday. His bail was set at $2 million.

A Trader Joe's employee, Melyda Eldorado, died in the standoff, which stretched over several tense hours Saturday before the gunman surrendered.

About 40 people were...

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