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Fallen SDPD Officer De Guzman's Name Added to Chula Vista Police Memorial

Fallen San Diego Police Officer Jonathan "J.D." De Guzman's name has been added to the police memorial in Chula Vista, the officer's hometown, Chula Vista Police confirmed. 

De Guzman, 43, was killed in the line of duty on July 28 when he was shot multiple times point-blank during a traffic stop by a man now charged in his death. 

De Guzman's partner Officer Wade Irwin was injured in the attack.

His name was engraved on the memorial on Thursday, though there was no formal event to announce the addition, CVPD Lt. Fritz Reber confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego.

"A true hero," Chula Vista Police tweeted.

There will be formal public and private events in May 2017, Chula Vista Police said. 

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