The Newhall incident, also called the Newhall massacre, was a shootout on April 5–6, 1970, at approximately 11:55 p.m.
The shootout occurred in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County.
Two heavily armed criminals opened fire at CHP officers during a traffic stop. In less than 5 minutes, four CHP officers were killed in what became the deadliest day in the history of California law enforcement.
CHP Officer Walter C. Frago, and
Officer Roger D. Gore, both 23-year-olds were Merced County residents.
The CHP Merced area office will be having a Freeway Memorial dedication to Both CHP Officers on July 25th, 2019, 10:30 a.m. at 755 West 15th Street in Merced. Dignitaries, family, and friends will also be attending
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Read more of what happened here on Wikipedia
One thought on “Four CHP officers shot and killed 49-years ago, two were Merced County residents”
who gives a shit. they look like some racist assholes anyway.
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