AUBURN (CBS) – The Auburn Police Department set up a memorial fund Monday for the wife and children of Officer Ronald Tarentino.
Tarentino was killed early Sunday morning during a traffic stop. The man who shot him, 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano, was killed several hours later in a shootout with police that also left a state trooper wounded.READ MORE: Jerry Remy 'Resting Comfortably' At Hospital After Experiencing 'Shortness Of Breath' During Red Sox Telecast Friday
“Words can not adequately express our Department’s appreciation for the outpouring of support that we have received after the tragic loss of Officer Tarentino,” police said in a statement on their Facebook page.READ MORE: Woburn Man Shot In Neck; Police Say Shooting May Have Been 'Accidental Or Unintentional'
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Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Memorial Fund
C/O Savers Bank
38 Auburn Street
Auburn, MA 01501