Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Authorities say two police officers have been killed in a shooting in Santa Cruz, California.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak confirms the officers died after the shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the first of two shootings took place as police were investigating a sexual assault. A suspect fired, hitting the two officers.
The newspaper says a third person was shot while police were in pursuit of the shooter. That person has also died. Police are still searching for at least one other suspect.