The officer's name that was shot and killed on the job has been withheld until family is notified. The officer that was shot was on duty early Saturday when additional police were sent to arrest him. Reports say he was under investigation for sexual misconduct with a minor.
He physically resisted being arrested, and then fired his gun. After which was shot and killed by the officers trying to arrest him. He was declared dead at a hospital. No one else was hurt.
The police chief said in reports, the dead officer, a four-year department veteran, had just learned of the internal investigation of his alleged relationship with a 17-year-old girl.
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