LOS ANGELES COUNTY — To pay tribute to New York police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, Mayor Michael D. Antonovich has ordered that all county flags be lowered to half-staff until the day after both officers have been laid to rest.
Officers Liu and Ramos were executed Saturday while sitting in their patrol car. Both officers were participating in an anti-terrorism drill when a subject walked up to their patrol car and opened fire with a handgun, striking them both in the head and upper body multiple times.
Officer Liu is survived by his wife of two months. Officer Ramos is survived by his wife and 13 year-old son.
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