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Suspect, victim identified in Newport Beach medical building shooting

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Police say a 75-year-old man is being held on suspicion of fatally shooting an Orange County physician in his examination room.

Newport Beach police spokeswoman Kathy Lowe identified the suspect on Tuesday as Stanwood Fred Elkus of Lake Elsinore. His bail was $1 million.

Police say Elkus shot and killed Dr. Ronald Franklin Gilbert on Monday afternoon at the medical office near Hoag Hospital. Gilbert, a 52-year-old Huntington Beach resident, was a urologist.

Police say as many as seven shots were fired, but no motive was released.

RELATED: UPDATE: Doctor shot, killed at Orange County medical building; suspect arrested

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