CHP Officer Dies Following Shooting; Suspect Identified as Tehama County Man

MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) – A California Highway patrol officer who was shot during a San Francisco Bay area traffic stop has died. CHP officials announced Officer Kenyon Youngstrom’s death Wednesday evening at the Walnut Creek hospital where he had been on life support since being struck in the neck Tuesday morning, Officer Peter van Eckardt said. Youngstrom, a 37-year-old married father of four who lived in Cordelia, had worked for the CHP for seven years. His suspected assailant, 38-year-old computer programmer Christopher Boone Lacy of Corning, was shot and killed by Youngstrom’s partner.

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