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Alleged Gunman in Deadly Officer Shooting Identified


Humphrey Gascon (Department of Motor Vehicles)


The man investigators believe shot and killed and Galt Police officer Tuesday has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Deputies say 30-year-old Humphrey Gascon got into a fight with and shot Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn. Investigators believe Gascon then turned the gun on himself.

Tonn died in the hospital later that day.

Tonn was originally investigating a report of a burglary near F and 2nd Streets. Sheriff’s detectives say Gascon had nothing to do with the reported burglary.

“[T]his guy just happened to be a bad guy with a gun who was in the area, and his path crossed with that of Officer Tonn during the course of Galt PD’s investigation,” Sergeant Jason Ramos wrote in a statement.

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