2 police officers shot dead in California

By: The Associated Press, vogel, baker, butler, california
By: The Associated Press, vogel, baker, butler, california

Authorities have released the names of two Santa Cruz police officers who were shot and killed Tuesday.

Santa Cruz police Chief Kevin Vogel says Sgt. Loren Butch Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed as they followed up on a sexual assault investigation Tuesday.

Vogel says Baker was a 28-year veteran of the department and Butler was a 10-year veteran of the department.

Vogel says Baker was married and the father of two daughters, while Butler leaves behind two young sons.

Police did not release the ages of the two officers.

The suspect who was also killed in the shooting was identified as 35-year-old Jeremy Goulet.


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