SANTA CRUZ, Calif- Police held a news conference at 11:30 to announce new details in the case. Click here to watch the news conference.
According to the Santa Cruz Sheriff, Sgt. Butler and Det. Baker were doing a routine investigation into a misdemeanor sexual assault "and just doing their job." The officers were trying to talk to the suspect about the incident. Goulet opened fire and hit the two officers. They were both killed on his door step, said the sheriff in a news conference.
Goulet stole their car but was unable to leave the area because responding officers were immediately at the scene and closed off the area near the shooting on Branciforte.