Details Emerging In Auburn Shooting

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More details are coming out about the shooting of a police officer in Auburn early Sunday morning, and a subsequent shootout nearby which left the suspect dead.

Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino was shot while responding to a traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Police identified the shooter as 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano, who was later killed during a confrontation with police in an apartment duplex in Oxford Sunday night.

Zambrano had a criminal record which included two prison sentences on drug charges, and an arrest for assault and battery of a police officer.


Mike Bello, senior assistant metro editor at The Boston Globe. He tweets @TheBelloBlotter.


WBUR: Suspect In Shooting Death Of Auburn Officer Dies In Shootout With State Police

  • "A suspect in the shooting death of an Auburn police officer has died in a shootout with the Massachusetts State Police after an hours-long manhunt, officials said in a press conference Sunday evening."

This segment aired on May 23, 2016.


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