Tragedy Involving Officer with California Highway Patrol: 'Bullets Flew Through Windows'

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- Flags will fly at half-staff on Tuesday in the state Capitol in honor of the California Highway Patrol officer who killed on a Riverside freeway.

The suspect shot the officer with a rifle. The officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who was shot, Railsback said.Two responding CHP officers also were shot, according to Railsback.

The conditions of the other two officers are unknown.

Gov. Newsom issued this statement on Moye's death: "Jennifer and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers grieving the tragic loss of Officer Moye, who will be remembered for his commitment to serving the Riverside County community and the people of California".

The suspect was killed in a shootout with a fourth officer.

"It was a long and horrific gun battle", the chief said.

The officer put out a call for help which brought officers from CHP, Riverside Police and the Riverside County Sheriff's Department to the scene, Railsback said.

Other officers arrived and started shooting, Parker said, eventually hitting and killing the suspect.

Dozens of rounds were fired in the melee, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Video after the shooting showed bullet holes in the front windows of two patrol cars and large holes blown in their back windows.

Several motorists were hit with flying glass shards from bullets hitting their vehicle windows, officials said, and were treated by paramedics at the scene.

Moye is survived by his wife, parents, and siblings, the release said.

The first officer was flown by a helicopter ambulance to a local hospital, where he died, Parker said. The gunman, whose identity has not been released, was also killed, Victor Valley News reported.

According to Riverside authorities, the shooting happened around 5:35 p.m. on the 215 Freeway.

"That is all going to be part of this lengthy investigation", he said.

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