Officers killed while investigating sexual assault in California
Updated: Wednesday, February 27 2013, 08:42 AM EST
SANTA CRUZ, California (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two police officers in California have been shot and killed while investigating a sexual assault.
Police say the suspect opened fire on the officers as they approached a home in Santa Cruz after receiving a domestic violence call.
The alleged shooter then took off, sparking a city wide manhunt.
He was found a short time later not far from the home and was shot and killed while running from police.
The deaths of the officers are the first in the line of duty in the city's history.