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RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The Latest on a shootout that killed a California Highway Patrol officer and a gunman (all times local):

7:30 a.m.

Investigators are still gathering evidence at the scene of a shootout that left a gunman and a California Highway Patrol officer dead and two other officers wounded.

Roads are closed Tuesday in Riverside, east of Los Angeles, where authorities say a man whose truck was being impounded grabbed a rifle and began shooting.

Authorities haven’t officially identified him, but his father tells KABC-TV that the gunman was his son, 49-year-old Aaron Luther. He says his son was a felon who wasn’t allowed to have a gun.

Police haven’t identified a motive.

Officer Andre Moye, Jr. was killed Monday night. Two other officers were wounded, one critically.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered flags at half-staff Tuesday in the state Capitol in honor of the 33-year-old Moye.

His stepmother, Debbie Howard, told reporters that Moye loved his job.


12:05 a.m.

Authorities say they don’t know why a man whose truck was being impounded suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire, killing a California Highway Patrol officer and wounding two others before he was killed.

Other drivers ran for cover and two people were slightly injured as dozens of bullets flew Monday just off a freeway in Riverside, east of Los Angeles.

Authorities say a CHP officer was doing paperwork to impound the pickup truck when the driver reached in, grabbed a rifle and fatally wounded the officer, identified as 33-year-old Andre Moye, Jr.

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