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Deputy Sheriff Lonny Gene Brewer | San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

Lonny Gene Brewer

San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Saturday, December 5, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/5/1987

Weapon: Rifle

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Deputy Brewer was shot and killed by a suspect who was barricaded in his home after firing shots into his neighborhood. Deputy Brewer, who was a member of the SWAT team, was shot in the arm in-between the panels of his vest with an AK-47.

The SWAT team was attempting to break down the front door when shots were fired by the suspect. The suspect was later shot and killed by SWAT team members. He ran out of the house shooting due to a fire started by tear gas canisters. When the suspect exited the home, he was wearing a gas mask, and camouflage clothing.

Deputy Brewer is survived by his wife, who was also a member of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

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I will always hold a special place in my heart for Lonny. He was my first love, high school sweetheart, and first husband. He and I shared so many special times together. They say your first love is special, and I know that it was for us. He was such a good friend and person. I know he is truly missed and will be always in our hearts. I also knew his best friend Gus Smith, and together we had a BLAST hanging out. Treasue your friends and loved ones always, as you never know when the good Lord is going to take them home.... :)

Barbi Marie Angelo
Lonny's first love
January 24, 2014


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