Incident

9-16-2023 California Palmdale 1-1

Location

September 16, 2023

Palmdale Sheriff's Station
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, California

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Deputy Sheriff Ryan Clinkunbroomer
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Kevin Cantaneo Salazar
  • Age: 29
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Police Targeted
  • Drive-by (car to street, car to car)

Notes

Officer shot in his patrol car during an ambush near Sierra Hwy and E Ave Q by the police station. Subject drove up to him and hot him in the head while stopped at a traffic light. A Good Samaritan discovered the officer.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 27
State Senate District: 21
State House District: 39