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Ceremony Wednesday afternoon for fallen Galt officer

01/15/2014 9:44 AM

01/15/2014 9:54 AM

A public ceremony will be held Wednesday afternoon for a Galt police officer who was killed in the line of duty one year ago today.

Kevin Tonn, 35, was fatally shot Jan. 15, 2013 after responding to a reported burglary in Galt. His suspected shooter, 30-year-old Humphrey Gascon, then turned the gun on himself.

Tonn’s death sent shock waves through his small department, a force of fewer than 40.

The ceremony is set for 2 p.m. at the southeast corner of C Street and Civic Drive at Galt City Hall.

A graveside remembrance was held Wednesday morning at East Lawn Mortuary & Sierra Hills Memorial Park.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
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@Lindelofnews

Cathy Locke
clocke@sacbee.com

Andy Furillo
Superior Court
afurillo@sacbee.com
@andyfurillo

Denny Walsh
Federal Court
dwalsh@sacbee.com

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