Deputy Sheriff Curtis Youngblood

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Youngblood

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, May 28, 1955

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Curtis Youngblood

Deputy Youngblood and Deputy Robert Wooten were shot and killed as they approached the home of a mentally ill man. As officers responding to the initial shooting surrounded the home, the suspect opened fire a second time and fatally wounded Assistant Chief Mahlon Tuck, of the Ocala Police Department. The man was taken into custody and later died while in a state mental hospital.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .30-.06
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Youngblood.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 28, 2019

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