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Law Enforcement Memorial Bike Ride stops in Palm Springs to honor fallen officers

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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

Members of law enforcement are honoring their fallen comrades by taking the Law Enforcement Memorial Bike Ride from Hollywood to Washington, D.C., and they will be stopping in Palm Springs Tuesday night.

According to the Palm Springs Police Department, the bicycle riders are a bit behind schedule, but were anticipated to arrive in Palm Springs at 5:30 p.m., where they will stop at the Palm Springs Police Department to meet Chief Reyes and other officers, in honor of Gil Vega and Lesley Zerebney who were shot to death in 2016.

Officers Vega and Zerebny were killed in the line of duty during a domestic call last September.

The Riverside County District Attorney's Office said the many accused of killing them used an assault rifle.

Read: Beyond the Badge - Officer Gil Vega's brother speaks out in exclusive interview

According to the Palm Springs Police Department, after the Law Enforcement Memorial Bike Ride departs Palm Springs, the riders will head off to finish their tour to arrive in Washington, D.C. next week.  KESQ and CBS Local 2 will be at the police department as the riders arrive.

Special Report: Family of Officer Zerebny honors memory of Palm Springs officer killed in the line of duty

We'll have more details about the Law Enforcement Memorial Bike Ride Tuesday night.

Learn more about the Hollywood Memorial Ride

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