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Deputy Sheriff David Wade | Logan County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Logan County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff

David Wade

Logan County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 221

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: In custody

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Deputy Sheriff David Wade was shot and killed at approximately 8:30 am as he attempted to serve an eviction notice at a residence near the intersection of CR 66 and Midwest Boulevard, outside of Mulhall, Oklahoma.

He encountered three subjects at the residence and began checking their identifications. One of the subjects opened fire on Deputy Wade, striking him multiple times. The man then stole Deputy Wade's patrol truck and fled the scene. He then abandoned the vehicle and carjacked a citizen in a nearby town. The subject was taken into custody several hours later.

Deputy Wade was able to radio for backup after he was shot. He was flown to a hospital in Oklahoma City where he passed away several hours later while in surgery.

Deputy Wade was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Logan County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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Rest in peace my brother.

Sgt. K Ford.
NYPD (Ret)
May 20, 2017

 

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