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11-24-12, 09:44 PM #1
Alabama shooter kills one sheriff's deputy, wounds another
(Reuters) - A man shot and killed one Alabama sheriff's deputy and critically wounded another when they went to his home nearFairhope on a report that he was acting aggressively toward family members, authorities said on Saturday.
The shooter, Michael Jansen, also was killed in the exchange of gunfire on Friday afternoon, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Mack told reporters that the deputies responded to a report that Jansen had "been confrontational with some family members" and were speaking with him at his home near Fairhope, about 15 miles southeast of Mobile.
"While the deputies were on scene and talking to the individual, the individual produced a handgun and began firing at the deputies," Mack told reporters.
A third deputy at the scene was not wounded.
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11-26-12, 08:06 AM #2
Rest in peace Deputy Ward. My condolences, and thank you, to the entire Baldwin County Sheriff's Department in your grief.
11-26-12, 01:11 PM #3
Rest In Peace my Brother. May God grant you eternal rest and may He also look over your family and grant them peace now, in their most extreme moment of sorrow.
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11-26-12, 03:48 PM #4Officer First Class
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Praying in Jesus Name for the fallen officerand his family, and colleagues. Also praying for the injured officer to heal.
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11-26-12, 06:17 PM #5
Rest in peace. May the wounded deputy recover quickly.
12-04-12, 11:15 AM #6
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Rest in peace , Deputy Ward. Condolences to family , friends and colleagues.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
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