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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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    ill_taze_u_bro

    about 4 years ago

    2844 Comments

    Bump Sassy

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    Gombino

    about 4 years ago

    2658 Comments

    RIP Brother. You lived as Americans should.

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    sassycop

    about 4 years ago

    10 Comments

    That is a shame. He survives fighting for our country but can not survive these idiots out here. RIP, you will be missed!!!

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    Terrible news what a lose to us all, RIP Brother, prayers out to the family.

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    dinapooh

    about 4 years ago

    532 Comments

    So sad. RIP

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    How tragic. He made it home from war, only to get killed in some Domestic BS.
    R.I.P. Brother.

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    JL122

    about 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    Rest in peace deputy, our prayers r with your family. Its sad.... you survived in Afghan and came home to be taken away by a POS. RIP brother

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    cparmenter

    about 4 years ago

    388 Comments

    The beat that he walked was a battle field too,
    just as if he'd gone off to war.
    Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
    to his name they will add a gold star.

    Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
    in your town or mine.
    While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
    a cop put his life on the line.

    Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
    and he stands at each new rookie's side.
    He answered the call, of himself gave his all,
    and a part of America died.

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    SERT0629

    about 4 years ago

    474 Comments

    VERY SAD...REST IN PEACE BROTHER. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY AND YOU WILL BE MISSED.

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    Hutch051

    about 4 years ago

    118 Comments

    RIP Brother. Thank you for your service.

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    TexasSecurityOfficer

    about 4 years ago

    32 Comments

    very sad...RIP brotha

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    terrible...surive combat duty in Afghansitan against the Taliban and al-Qa'ida and come back and get killed your second day back by a turd....horrible.

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    Irishcop1961

    about 4 years ago

    50320 Comments

    Rest in Peace Brother.

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    184retired

    about 4 years ago

    3806 Comments

    RIP Deputy

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    nmdetcolonel

    about 4 years ago

    40 Comments

    R.I.P. brother

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