WORCESTER (CBS) — The Mass. Department of Transportation is paying tribute to a slain Auburn Police officer Monday night.

MassDOT announced via Twitter that the Burns Bridge, which connects Worcester to Shrewsbury and stretches over Lake Quinsigamond, will shine blue Monday night in honor of Officer Ronald Tarentino, who was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop early Sunday morning.

Read: Auburn Police Start Memorial Fund For Slain Officer’s Family

Investigators say Tarentino, a husband and father of three, was shot to death by 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano during a traffic stop in Auburn.

Read: Gunman Who Killed Auburn Police Officer Had Attacked Police Before

Tarentino served as a Leicester Police officer for seven years, before transferring to the Auburn Police Department, where he had served for two years.


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