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CrimeWashington deputy shot and killed, the first in the agency's 165-year history

06:55  15 april  2019
06:55  15 april  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Deputy killer was half-brother of man who shot Oregon chief A gunman who authorities say shot and killed a sheriff's deputy in Washington state was the half-brother of a man who killed an Oregon police chief eight years ago. Brian Butts was shot to death by law enforcement Sunday following a manhunt. Investigators say Butts killed Cowlitz County deputy Justin DeRosier on Saturday night. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Butts was the half-brother of Daniel Butts, who killed Rainier, Oregon, Police Chief Ralph Painter in 2011.

Last year , police killed 19, a figure tracking closely with the 17 killed in 2016. In 2015, police shot San Francisco police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the city’ s Bayview neighborhood on Holding a knife, Jason lunged at a sheriff’ s deputy , who shot and killed him, according to news

The shooting unfolded a little more than a year after a lone gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, killing 58 people. “A lot of people in the Route 91 situation go here,” Gunn told the newspaper after the Thousand Oaks shooting .

Washington deputy shot and killed, the first in the agency's 165-year history© Courtesy Cowlitz County Sheriff Justin DeRosier

A deputy with the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office in Washington was fatally shot Saturday night, a death Sheriff Brad Thurman said was the agency's first in the line of duty in its 165-year history.

Justin DeRosier, 29, was responding to a disabled vehicle when he reported to other deputies that he had been shot, Thurman said during a press conference on Sunday.

DeRosier was flown to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, where he died, Thurman said.

DeRosier leaves behind a wife and a 6-month-old daughter, Thurman said while holding back tears.

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Two Florida sheriff’ s deputies were shot and killed while eating in a restaurant Thursday afternoon by an attacker found When other deputies responded to the restaurant, they found the shooter dead outside. There were 129 law enforcement deaths in the line of duty last year , down from the 143

5 deputies shot , 1 killed in Colorado shooting 02:13. Story highlights. Sheriff says deputy who Two civilians also were shot and the suspect was shot and killed later by police, Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. The incident began about 5:17 a.m. when the first deputy arrived at the Copper Canyon

Thurman said DeRosier had been with the department since May 2016 as a patrol deputy and boat operator. DeRosier would have started training to be a narcotics investigator with the drug task force in July.

"The Southwest Washington Regional SWAT team is currently on a manhunt for the suspect or suspects," said Commander John Horch with the Clark County Sheriff's Office, adding that persons of interest and witnesses are being interviewed.

Horch also said a search warrant has been executed at a home near the shooting scene.

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