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Ex-convict killed California officer, police say

(CNN)Police on Tuesday released the name of a man who they say killed a highway patrol officer before being fatally wounded in a Southern California shootout.Authorities believe that Aaron Luther killed a California Highway Patrol officer and wounded two others in Monday's shootout in Riverside, city police Officer Ryan Railsback said.Luther was shot during the exchange of fire and was pronounced dead at a hospital, Railsback said.The slain officer was identified by California Gov. Gavin Newsom as Andre Moye, 34."Officer Moye embodies everything that the California Highway Patrol stands for, with the professionalism, dedication and service to the public," Inland Division Chief Bill Dance said. "Andre had a servant's heart."Moye, who was ma ...