Fundraiser held to support families of El Monte police officers killed on duty

EL MONTE, Calif. (KABC) -- Police officers and community members gathered in El Monte on Saturday to pay tribute to two officers who were killed in...

September 18, 2022
4:02 PM

EL MONTE, Calif. (KABC) -- Police officers and community members gathered in El Monte on Saturday to pay tribute to two officers who were killed in the line of duty.Several hundred people showed up at the El Monte Moose Lodge in honor of Sgt. Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana, who were gunned down while responding to a reported stabbing at a motel on June 14.The event raised funds to help their families. It was emceed by ABC7's Sid Garcia and included live music, a meal and a raffle to raise funds for the officers' families.