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    Grundy Co. (TN) Deputy Shane Tate

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    Deputy Sheriff Shane Tate
    Grundy County Sheriff's Department
    End of Watch: Thursday, June 5, 2008

    Biographical Info
    Age: 28
    Tour of Duty: 2 weeks
    Badge Number: Not available

    Incident Details
    Cause of Death: Gunfire
    Date of Incident: Thursday, June 5, 2008
    Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
    Suspect Info: Committed suicide

    Deputy Shane Tate was shot and killed as he and a reserve officer from the Monteagle Police Department served a probation warrant on a suspect

    The suspect fatally shot Deputy Tate and then wounded the reserve officer before fleeing. The man was located at a home later in the day and committed suicide as officers attempted to talk him into surrendering.

    Deputy Tate had served with the agency for 2 weeks. He is survived by his wife and five children.

    Agency Contact Information
    Grundy County Sheriff's Department
    PO Box 218
    Altamont, TN 37301

    Phone: (931) 692-3466

    Please contact the Grundy County Sheriff's Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.
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    Two weeks ,shit. I wonder if had any previous LE experience?
    Prayers to his family. R.I.P.
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    This is tragic. Only on the job for two weeks and some POS takes his life. His wife is now left to raise 5 children on her own.

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

    May he R.I.P.



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