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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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    CADarlow

    almost 4 years ago

    10 Comments

    Thank you brother for both your services. Well done! We will continue to fight the fight and your life will be honored. Your family will remain in our prayers and you will live in the hearts and minds of all who know and love you.

    Craig Darlow
    Senior Patrolman
    Harris County Sheriffs Office
    Houston, Texas

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    ohcop

    almost 4 years ago

    698 Comments

    RIP Officer and guardsman ---- thank youfor the time you gave protecting society here and abroad may you stand beside god along with all other warriors

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    RIP

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    ATLjerseyboy

    almost 4 years ago

    24 Comments

    RIP Brother.

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    VEGASGAL1962

    almost 4 years ago

    72 Comments

    RIP Deputy Ian Deutch May god watch over your family and brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement and give them the strength to carry on. May they all know they now have a special Angel in Heaven watching down on all of them.

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    brianwharton

    almost 4 years ago

    42 Comments

    Go with GOD my brother, RIP

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    rcs2052

    almost 4 years ago

    182 Comments

    RIP

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    gheil

    almost 4 years ago

    478 Comments

    God has taken him back to continue to protect the rest of us still here on Earth. My thought go out to his family and those in his Agency and who served with him in Afghanistan. RIP

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    keeneagle

    almost 4 years ago

    41256 Comments

    When God sent His angels to bring you home, He had His reasons. Someday we will be able to ask why, but for now, we offer prayers of peace and comfort to those left behind. RIP Brother

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    TellerDep

    almost 4 years ago

    2812 Comments

    This is such a terrible thing,to survive combat in Afghanistan,then come back and be killed by some scumbag!! My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends ,RIP Brother!

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    julz

    almost 4 years ago

    728 Comments

    this is such a sad, sad day...he was such a great man, father, brother, and friend. He will truly be missed by all who knew him. He leaves behind a beautiful daughter, step-son, and wife...my prayers are with them and his brother, mother and sister at this time. Hard to believe him and his brother served several tours in the middle east together in the past few years only to have this happen. RIP Ian....

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    RIP.

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    tommystallion37

    almost 4 years ago

    74 Comments

    Very sad news, RIP.. :(

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    JRich81

    almost 4 years ago

    1418 Comments

    RIP

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    elaken

    almost 4 years ago

    424 Comments

    RIP Deputy.

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