LOS ANGELES COUNTY — The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich to adjourn the board meeting in memory of New York police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
Officers Liu and Ramos were executed on Saturday December 20, 2014 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.