ROSEVILLE, Calif. (CBS13/AP) – Law enforcement officials from across the state attended a memorial service to honor the second deputy killed in a bloody Northern California chase that left a third deputy wounded.
Placer County sheriff’s Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was killed during a six-hour shooting rampage through Sacramento and Placer Counties on Oct. 24.
The killing spree began when Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver was shot to death by a man arguing with his wife inside a car in a motel parking lot.
Authorities say the man later shot two Placer County deputies, killing Davis and wounding his partner. A man who resisted surrendering his keys during a carjacking was also wounded.
Thousands of law enforcement officials in uniform on Monday remembered Oliver as a leader who cared for his community.
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