Washington state sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty

There is now an intense manhunt for the gunman who fled into the woods.
1:29 | 04/14/19

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That don't the sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty tonight intense manhunt here's ABC's Maggie ruling. Tonight a manhunt is on in Washington State for the person who shot just in durocher a 29 year old sheriff's deputy and a new father. Justin left a beautiful wife and daughter. Five month old Lillie. Who's always been you know. What an incredible man. For follow. Deputy to rose or hurt here. Part of hey yeah. Dispatch alarmed by the frightening call. Her fire. The deputy then calling out again for help. I'm fired I had. Clearly got fired it. The call coming in shortly after 10 PM Saturday night initial reports stating that deputy was responding to a vehicle blocking a rural county road deputies. Directorship about check that with the vehicle was a mortar homes and shortly thereafter. Over the radio announced that he was being shot out and then kept. Police and medical personnel brings into the scene the suspect lean into the woods authorities believe the armed with a pistol. We will surely be aware that suffered when of the board. The officer was airlifted did this nearby hospital in Vancouver Washington dying a short while later from a gunshot wound area tonight remains on lockdown. Tom the share also saying that they are speaking to persons of interest but the suspect is still on the loose Tom all right Maggie think you.

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