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New details emerge in fatal shootings of California police

San Luis Obispo Police Det. Luca Benedetti, Stockton Police Department shows officer Jimmy Inn
Posted at 11:40 AM, May 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 14:40:53-04

LOS ANGELES (AP)  — As two police departments in California mourn the loss of officers who were shot and killed, new details have emerged about the violence that occurred during a week meant to honor law enforcement nationwide.

Detective Lucas “Luca” Benedetti was killed while serving a search warrant in the central California city of San Luis Obispo on Monday. Officer Jimmy Inn was fatally shot Tuesday in the Northern California city of Stockton while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

The shootings happened during National Police Week. It's an annual event to honor law enforcement officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.