Police Officer Lesley Zerebny and Police Officer Gil Vega were shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 2700 block of Cypress Road.
The officers had arrived at the scene and were at the front door when the subject inside opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Zerebny and Officer Vega. The man then barricaded himself inside of the home.
A third officer was also wounded during the incident.
Officer Zerebny had served with the Palm Springs Police Department for 18 months. She was survived by her 4-month-old child.
Officer Vega had served with the Palm Springs Police Department for 35 years and was scheduled to retire only two months after his murder.
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