Officer Killed at Traffic Stop


A manhunt underway for a suspected cop killer in California. 33-year-old officer Ronil Singh was shot and killed during a traffic stop as part of a DUI investigation — around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The suspect left the scene after back-up officers arrived to assist. Officer Singh was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The suspect was seen shortly before the shooting inside the Newman Food Store purchasing alcohol and cigarettes.

Singh immigrated to the U.S. from Fiji and worked for the Newman Police Department since 2011. He’s survived by his wife and five-month-old son.

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