Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Deputy Brian Etheridge was shot and killed after responding to a report of a larceny.
Deputy Etheridge was shot twice after arriving at a house on South Rock Road where the larceny was reported. He was transported to Wesley Medical Center and underwent surgery, but he succumbed to his wounds.
The suspect, a 27-year-old male, was spotted in a field about a quarter-mile from the shooting and was wounded as he exchanged gunfire with law enforcement officers. He also died from his wounds.
Deputy Etheridge had served with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office for 18 months. He is survived by his wife and daughter. He is buried in the Resthaven Gardens of Memories, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.