FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning.
When Officer Kevin Tonn confronted the suspect in a field near railroad tracks two blocks away, a struggle ensued and he was fatally shot. The suspect committed suicide at the scene. Officer Tonn was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Officer Kevin Tonn served with the Galt Police Department for four years. He previously served as a firefighter and medic.