Four CHP officers shot and killed 49-years ago, two were Merced County residents

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

http:/Newhall incident https://g.co/kgs/rMdpgu

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