Police Officers Killed In California Shooting

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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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.


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