2 police officers killed in California shooting
Police said the victim was shot at an address on Clearview Heights, in the Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West area.
Published Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:22PM EST
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Authorities say two police officers have been killed in a shooting in Santa Cruz, California.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak has confirmed that the officers died after the shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel newspaper 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. Authorities say that person also died.
Police say they are still searching for at least one other suspect.