2 Tampa officers killed in Florida shooting

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A second Tampa police officer has died following a shooting during a traffic stop. Officials say 31-year-old officer David Curtis died at Tampa General Hospital. Officer Jeffrey Kocab, also 31, died earlier following the shooting early Tuesday.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A second Tampa police officer has died following a shooting during a traffic stop. Officials say 31-year-old officer David Curtis died at Tampa General Hospital. Officer Jeffrey Kocab, also 31, died earlier following the shooting early Tuesday. A massive search is on for a man and woman who were driving a red Toyota Camry. Police say Curtis pulled over the Camry because it didn’t have a visible tag. He called for backup because the male suspect had a misdemeanor warrant. A few minutes later, police received a 911 call that the officers had been shot. Authorities found the officers lying on the ground. The male suspect is believed to be the shooter. Kocab’s wife is nine-months pregnant. Curtis was a father of four. Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

Photo Caption: Law enforcement officers fan out looking for evidence near the location where two Tampa, Fla., police officers were shot during a traffic stop Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Officials said 31-year-old officer David Curtis died at Tampa General Hospital. Officer Jeffrey Kocab, also 31, had died earlier following the shooting. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

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