Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years, 6 months
Badge # 172
Incident Date: 1/15/2013
Suspect: Committed suicide
Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street at approximately 11:20 am.
Upon arriving at the scene a witness pointed to a suspect who was nearby. As Officer Tonn approached the man to question him the subject produced a gun and fired a single shot, striking Officer Tonn. The man then fired at other responding officers before committing suicide.
Officer Tonn was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officer Tonn was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Galt Police Department for three and a half years. He had previously served as a firefighter and medic. He is survived by his parents and sister.