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Timeline | Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona killing

The City of Davis experienced its first officer death in 60 years. Within 8 hours, Officer Natalie Corona was shot, died and then police found the shooter.

DAVIS, Calif. — The Davis Police Department along with several local law enforcement agencies is investigating the killing of Officer Natalie Corona on January 10.  Officer Corona was shot in downtown Davis and died later at UC Davis Medical Center.

Within 8 hours, police were able to locate the shooter, who died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Davis Police Department.

Below is a timeline of the events that unfolded.

Saturday, January 12:

The suspect is identified as 48-year-old Kevin Douglas Limbaugh. Authorities released new details, saying Limbaugh ambushed Officer Corona, hit her once, and when she hit the ground he unloaded his entire magazine.

A typed letter left behind by the shooter is also released on the same day. In the letter, Limbaugh claimed the Davis Police Department had been hitting him with ultra-sonic waves and he couldn't live with it anymore.

Friday, January 11:

At 1:28 a.m., police announced that they found the suspected shooter dead in his home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Thursday, January 10

6:45 p.m. Davis Police Chief Darren Pytel said that Officer Natalie Corona responded to a traffic collision involving three cars near the corner of 5th and D Street. There she was shot multiple times according to the chief.

He said that she was then transported to UC Davis Medical Center where she died.

Around 7:00 p.m. Davis police begin directing people to stay away from downtown.

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7:28 p.m. UC Davis sent out a WarnMe alert to let those in the area of downtown Davis, specifically students, know what was going on in regards to the shooting.

9:28 p.m. CalTrans sent out a Tweet announcing that off-ramps on Interstate 80 were closed at Richards Boulevard and Olive Drive due to the police activity.

10:08 p.m. Davis police update the media on the search for the suspect involved in the shooting of Officer Natalie Corona.

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Friday, January 11

1:28 a.m. Police announced that they found the suspected shooter.


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