Firefighter turned cop killed in line of duty
He was shot and killed by a burglary suspect
GALT, Calif. — A former Calif. firefighter turned police officer was killed in the line of duty Tuesday.
Kevin Tonn, 35, was a Jefferson County firefighter in 2009. He was responding a call about a break-in Tuesday morning and was shot by a burglary suspect, according to YNN.
Another officer at the scene was shot at but uninjured.
While other officers chased the suspect on foot, he shot and killed himself.
Join the discussion
The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of FireRescue1.com or its staff. If you cannot see comments, try disabling privacy and ad blocking plugins in your browser. All comments must comply with our Member Commenting Policy.