Officer Fatally Shot During Routine Traffic Stop, Suspect Later Killed
Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. is survived by his wife and three children.By Katie Link | May 22, 2016
An hourslong manhunt following the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts police officer has come to an end. The suspect, Jorge Zambrano, was shot and killed by law enforcement.
Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. was shot multiple times during a routine traffic stop early Sunday morning in central Massachusetts. Police say the shooter fled the scene in a vehicle. Tarentino was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.
"The residents of Auburn have lost a brave and dedicated public servant," Auburn Police Chief Andrew Sluckis Jr. said.