Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn Fatally Shot Responding to Burglary Call, Suspect Committed Suicide

officer kevin tonn Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn Fatally Shot Responding to Burglary Call, Suspect Committed Suicide

Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn Fatally Shot Responding to Burglary Call, Suspect Committed Suicide

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.

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 Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn Fatally Shot Responding to Burglary Call, Suspect Committed Suicide
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.