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Deputy Sheriff Haven Blake Gammill | Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff

Haven Blake Gammill

Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch: Thursday, February 24, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 591

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Haven Gammill was shot and killed while making an arrest at a home on Georgia 5, near Amber Drive, in Douglasville.

He and several deputies went to served a warrant on a man suspected of child molestation. After arresting the man in the living room, the deputies started to clear the rest of the home. As they cleared a back room, the man's stepfather pulled a gun and opened fire. Deputy Gammill was struck in the face. Another deputy returned fire and killed the stepfather. The man they were arresting originally was not wounded.

Deputy Gammill was flown to Atlanta Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Gammill had served with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office for 8 years. He is survived by his fiancee and two young children from a previous marriage

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Deputy Gammill, I had a good breakfast with your mom and dad recently. They love andnmiss you greatly my friend. Your Dad, Del, has become a good friend to me. You are not forgotten, brother. Micah

Micah Gravley
Georgia House Of Representatives
August 18, 2017


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