Bio & Incident Details
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Offender: Shot and wounded
Detective Ralph Marmolejo was shot and killed while he and his partner searched for two suspicious men they observed entering a railroad yard.
The officers decided to split up to better search the area. When Detective Marmolejo discovered one of the suspects he was shot in the abdomen. He was able to return fire and wound the suspect. The suspect claimed he was only attempting to scare Detective Marmolejo in an attempt to escape.
Detective Marmolejo was survived by his wife and two infant daughters.