Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 18 years
Badge # 77
Incident Date: 11/1/1979
Weapon: Handgun; .45 caliber
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Deputy Sheriff Kieran Grant was shot and killed while serving an eviction notice at an apartment in Hastings-on-Hudson.
The subject shot him three times at close range, knocking him to the ground. The man then stood over him and shot him three more times in the back as he tried to crawl down the hallway.
Because Deputy Kieran had planned to take the day off, he was unarmed at the time he went to serve the warrant and was unable to defend himself.
The subject was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Deputy Grant had served with the Westchester County Sheriff's Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.