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Jorge Zambrano.

Accused killer showed pattern of hostility

Jorge Zambrano, eyed in the killing of an Auburn police officer, had multiple run-ins with police after serving time in prison.

Tarentino’s widow, Tricia, (left) stood with his parents Ronnie Sr. and Sharon.

Slain Auburn officer honored, remembered by thousands

Stories about Officer Ronald Tarentino sent laughter rippling through a packed church and helped paint a vivid portrait the slain officer during an emotional funeral service.

Officials clear probation officer in connection with Auburn suspect

A probation officer who is reportedly the girlfriend of Jorge Zambrano’s brother did not have any role in court cases involving the shooting suspect.

Live: Auburn officer to be laid to rest

Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr.’s funeral is being held Friday morning.

Thousands mourn slain Auburn officer at wake

Ronald Tarentino Jr., a 42-year-old father of three who lived in Leicester, was shot during a routine traffic stop.

Police officers and first responders lined up at the wake for Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino.

Thousands mourn slain Auburn officer at wake

Ronald Tarentino Jr., a 42-year-old father of three who lived in Leicester, was shot during a routine traffic stop.

Bullet holes riddled a window of the Oxford house where Jorge Zambrano was killed.

Court to review handling of cases involving Jorge Zambrano

The man who allegedly killed an Auburn police officer had assaulted a Worcester police officer in January, but was spared jail time.

Shannon Courtney, 14, of Auburn, placed a pinwheel at a makeshift memorial where Officer Ronald Tarentino was killed.

Auburn officer recalled for his spirit: ‘Everybody loved him’

A day after Ron Tarentino was killed during a traffic stop, many in his hometown of Tewksbury struggled to make sense of the loss.

Auburn, MA - 5/23/2016 - Roses were placed on a memorial for Officer Ronald Tarentino outside of the Auburn Police Department in Auburn, MA May 23, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: 24auburn Reporter:


The sacrifice of Officer Tarentino

By all accounts, Tarentino did his job exactly as it should be done, with honor and integrity. He paid for it with his life.

This undated identification photo released by the Massachusetts State Police shows Jorge Zambrano, killed Sunday, May 22, 2016, during an exchange of gunfire with police at an apartment building in Oxford, Mass. Zambrano had been suspected in the shooting death of Auburn, Mass., Police Officer Ronald Tarentino during a traffic stop early Sunday morning. (Massachusetts State Police via AP)

A look at Jorge Zambrano’s criminal record

Zambrano, the suspect in the fatal shooting of an Auburn police officer, was no stranger to the court system.

Man suspected of killing officer fired from inside closet

A statement outlines details of the final confrontation between police and Jorge Zambrano, who was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire.

Sergeant Paul Doray (right) was comforted by a coworker after he spoke about Officer Ronald Tarentino.

How a routine traffic stop in Auburn turned deadly

Jorge Zambrano shot and killed Ronald Tarentino and sped away, sending dozens of local law enforcement on a frantic 18-hour search.

Live: Leicester police recall slain Auburn officer

Officer Ron Tarentino formerly worked at the Leicester department.

Howard Bregman kneeled beside a growing memorial for Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Monday.


The most dangerous moment for police

There’s nothing more perilous than that space where a cop doesn’t know what he has and a criminal has decided he’s not going back to prison.

More than 300 people gathered for candlelight vigil for Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino.

A bloody end to a tragic day: Suspect in Auburn police shooting dead

An Auburn officer was killed during a routine traffic stop, setting off a daylong manhunt that ended in an explosion of gunfire.

Ron Tarentino served on the Auburn police force for two years.

Slain Auburn officer remembered as friendly, thoughtful

“He was the one that kept pushing me forward to get a better life, get a job,” said Ahmed Altekreeti, a friend of Ron Tarentino.

Auburn Officer Ronald Tarentino.

Slain Auburn officer was a married father of three

Ronald Tarentino, the Auburn officer who was killed in a traffic-stop shooting early Sunday, was a 42-year-old father.Ron Tarentino worked as a police officer in Leicester, where he lived, before joining the Auburn force.