Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Rifle; Winchester
Deputy Sheriff Bert Hard was shot and killed while raiding a gambling den with other deputies in Nocatee, Florida.
The man opened fire on the officers with a Winchester rifle, striking Deputy Hard in the abdomen.
The suspect who shot him was captured by an angry mob and lynched after being held by the mob for one week.
Deputy Hard had been sworn in on the day he was murdered.