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Deputy Sheriff Adam William Klutz | Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

Adam William Klutz

Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Friday, September 19, 2008

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # 154

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; AR-15

Offender: Committed suicide

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Deputy Adam Klutz was shot and killed while responding to a 911 hangup call on Fox Winkler Road.

When Deputy Klutz arrived at the scene a man at the home opened fire on him with an AR-15, striking him in the head as he exited his patrol car. A second deputy who arrived moments later was shot in the chest once before he was able to exit his patrol car. The round that struck him was stopped by his vest.

Deputy Klutz was transported to Caldwell Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Five days after the shooting the suspect's body was found on his property suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Deputy Klutz had served with the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office for 1.5 years. He had previously worked at the Caldwell Detention Center for approximately one year and had served three months with the Hickory Police Department. He is survived by his parents.

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I miss you every day dude! Even after all these years I continue to think about you. You were taken from us during the prime of your life and what a life you led. I aspire to be a better man every day because of the example you set by the manner in which you led your life.

Jimmy
May 11, 2015

 

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