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Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment

Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment

Associated Press

April 27, 2010

UPDATE: The Nye County sheriff’s office says a deputy killed in a shootout with a man wielding an assault rifle in a rural Nevada casino parking lot was 27-year-old Ian Deutch (DOY’tch).

Sheriff Tony DeMeo says the gunman was killed by another deputy in Monday’s shooting about 60 miles west of Las Vegas. The gunman hasn’t been identified.

Deutch was in his second day back at his police job after returning from military duty last month with the Nevada Army National Guard in Afghanistan.

Sheriff’s deputies were responding to a 911 call from a woman who fled to Terrible’s Lakeside Casino & RV Park after a domestic argument and gunfire at a home nearby.

DeMeo says the gunman opened fire with an assault rifle as deputies arrived.

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A deputy sheriff who was shot Monday while responding to a domestic disturbance report about 60 miles west of Las Vegas has died.

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office says when deputies arrived at Terrible’s Lakeside RV Resort in Pahrump, the suspect pulled a rifle out of his vehicle and opened fire without warning. The officers returned fire and killed the suspect.

The sheriff’s office says one of the deputies was shot several times and was taken to a Las Vegas hospital, where he underwent surgery but died.

His name and that of the suspect were not released.

Nye County Sheriff Anthony DeMeo told KLAS-TV that the deputy was 27 years old, had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan and it was his second day back.


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    philfroggy

    about 4 years ago

    1564 Comments

    Rest in Peace Brother

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    Mouse223

    about 4 years ago

    102 Comments

    RIP officer. At least the gunman was killed, but no amount of justice can bring you back. =(

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    america_health

    about 4 years ago

    252 Comments

    Rest in Peace Brother

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    exploringsbpd

    about 4 years ago

    40 Comments

    RIP and prayers go out the family and his fellow officers

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    hdtom

    about 4 years ago

    34 Comments

    RIP Brother

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    Deltaman01

    about 4 years ago

    330 Comments

    RIP. Thank you for serving your country and your community. Prayers go to the family.

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    JP503

    about 4 years ago

    7616 Comments

    RIP

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    Texas2010

    about 4 years ago

    28 Comments

    Horrible. RIP.

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    My prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Deutch..

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    Rest In Peace. My prayers to the officer's family, friends and those who served with Deputy Ian Deutch.

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    lds0719

    about 4 years ago

    150 Comments

    Very sad story... RIP Deputy Deutch, he was truely an American Hero!

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    Straightshooter

    about 4 years ago

    1708 Comments

    Rest in Peace Deputy. My Prayers for your Family , friends and coworkers.

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    RIP BROTHER

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    TIGER_LE3

    about 4 years ago

    604 Comments

    Rest in Peace Brother Dep.... Thanks for the Dual Service.......... God Bless Your Family........

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    Allen705

    about 4 years ago

    1466 Comments

    RIP Deputy. Thank you for your dual service.

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