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Deputy Sheriff John Myers | Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Deputy Sheriff

John Myers

Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 24, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 1 month

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Myers was shot and killed as he attempted to serve a warrant on a man in Doyleville. The fled into his home and opened fire on the deputy with a rifle, mortally wounding him. The suspect fled the area but was later shot and killed by the county sheriff.

Deputy Myers had served with the agency for only 1 month. He was survived by his wife and child.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Myers. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 26, 2012

 

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