Roseville Man Dies, Son Arrested for Murder
Lonnie Burke, age 85 of Roseville, died yesterday (Wednesday, May 7) at Sutter Roseville Medical Center from injuries suffered in a stabbing the previous day. His son, Patrick Allen Burke, age 55, has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his father and the attempted murder of a peace officer.
At 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, Roseville Police and Roseville Fire personnel responded to a home in the 1100 block of Windermere Avenue, to a report that a man had just stabbed his elderly father. When the first officer arrived on scene, he encountered Patrick Burke outside the residence, armed with a large knife. The suspect attempted to attack the officer, and the officer, fearing for his life, shot the suspect. Additional officers arrived on scene, and found the 85-year-old victim down inside the residence, suffering from multiple stab wounds.
Both the victim and suspect were transported by ambulance to Sutter Roseville Medical Center.
Patrick Burke remains hospitalized under police guard. He is in serious condition, but is expected to survive. At this point, the investigation hasn't revealed any evidence of an argument between the father and the son before the son allegedly assaulted his father.
The homicide and subsequent officer-involved shooting are being investigated by the Roseville Police Department's Investigation's Unit. The investigation is being monitored by the Placer County District Attorney's Office according to the department's protocol for officer-involved shootings. The officer involved in the shooting has been placed on paid
Pet Care | Real Estate | Restaurants | Tech | View All | * Add/Upgrade Business
Placer County News HeadlinesMichael Luken approved as new PCTPA Executive DirectorThe Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) Board of Directors unanimously approved a contract with Michael Luken as the first new Executive Director
Sports: Trio Awarded Program Record All-GSAC RecognitionROCKLIN, Calif. - The accolades continue to pour in the past week as the now NAIA nationally recognized Jessup softball team is top three in the conference standings and clinched
Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer to RetireFolsom, CA - Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer announced that he will retire July 15 after serving the City of Folsom for 22 years, including seven years as city manager
Mark Steiner of Rocklin: Airborne Trooper of the YearMark Steiner of Rocklin, Calif., was recently honored with his selection as the U.S. Army Ranger Association's (USARA) "Airborne Trooper of the Year"
Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues FestivalRENO, NV - Fire up the grills, tap the kegs and crank up the tunes for Reno's best summer kick-off party. The Eldorado Resort Casino is pleased to announce the Spin Doctors and Vanilla Ice will headline
William Jessup University Announces Largest Graduating ClassROCKLIN, CA., - William Jessup University, the first WASC accredited private, four-year residential Christian university in the greater Sacramento region will celebrate its 77th annual
Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation Month in May SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA - Celebrate one of California's most diverse natural destinations as Sonoma County announces its inaugural Outdoor Recreation Month in May
Monophonics Sure is Funky at TerrapinSan Rafael,CA- As the mercury pushed into the 70's this past Friday, music fans began slowly dancing their way toward Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael.
Storms Bring Good News for Water SupplyAUBURN, Calif. - Despite a dry start to 2018, storms in late March and early April have produced above-average precipitation in the watersheds that source Placer County Water Agency's
PCF Awards $18,000 in Grants to Promote Civil Discourse(Auburn, Calif.) - Open dialogue and communication are key elements in maintaining a healthy, connected community. To encourage debate, Placer Community Foundation
Dog Abandoned in Roseville under Inhumane CircumstancesRoseville, Calif. - A dog was found abandoned in a corner of the Atlantic Street Pet Emergency Center parking lot under terribly inhumane circumstances
Sun City Roseville Harmonicoots 2018 JamboreeRoseville, CA- This year, the Harmonicoots will honor all women harmonica players throughout the world at their Jamboree-scheduled for Thursday, May 8, 2018
NEWS: In Case You Missed It