GALT (CBS/AP) – Galt police have released the name of the officer who was shot and killed by a suspect after responding to a report of a burglary Tuesday.
Galt police Lt. Jim Uptegrove said Officer Kevin Tonn was fatally shot during what he described as a physical altercation with the suspect around 11:30 a.m.READ MORE: 'Fire Hose' Of Subtropical Moisture Bearing Down On Northern California
The 35-year-old Tonn was shot once by the suspect. He died after being taken to a hospital. Initially Galt police had said Tonn was 31.
Uptegrove said the suspect then turned the gun on himself and “inflicted one fatal gunshot on himself.”READ MORE: Kid-Size Doses Of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine More Than 90% Effective
The name of the suspect has not been released.
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