Three officers were shot in California Monday

California Highway Patrol officials identified the officer killed in Monday's shooting during a traffic stop off a Riverside freeway as 34-year-old Andre Moye.

Officer Moye served as a member of the CHP for almost three years. The officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who was shot, Railsback said.Two responding CHP officers also were shot, according to Railsback.

The conditions of the two wounded officers were not disclosed.

The shooting was near Box Springs Boulevard and Eastridge Avenue, near the 215 Freeway, ABC Los Angeles station KABC reported.

Gov. Newsom issued this statement on Moye's death: "Jennifer and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers grieving the tragic loss of Officer Moye, who will be remembered for his commitment to serving the Riverside County community and the people of California". The suspect grabbed a rifle from the truck and shot the officer.

The officer broadcast a call for help and the CHP and officers from multiple other agencies rushed to the scene, Parker said. Dozens of rounds were fired, local media said, and motorists stopped in traffic fled their vehicles and ran for cover, media reports said.

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Moye had served CHP's Riverside station for about three years after graduating from academy in March 2017, department officials said Tuesday.

All three officers were transported to the hospital, one of them by helicopter, according to Railsback.

Moye served as a CHP officer for almost three years and was assigned to Riverside after graduating from the CHP Academy in 2017, a release from Newsom's office said.

Flags at the capitol will be flown at half-staff in his honor, the governor's office said.

In video footage that has been released, you can see a white pick up truck where the alleged gunman is harbored with a reported assault rifle.

"That is all going to be part of this lengthy investigation", he said.

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