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Crime 2 charged with murder in shooting death of Washington deputy

06:25  12 january  2018
06:25  12 january  2018 Source:   ap.org

Retired California sheriff's deputy shot while answering door, police say

  Retired California sheriff's deputy shot while answering door, police say A retired California sheriff’s deputy was shot twice early Thursday morning after he heard a knock at his front door and went to see who was there, police said. The former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy, believed to be in his 70s, was at his home in Redondo Beach when the shooting happened around midnight, FOX11 LA reported. He reportedly had heard a knock at the door."Someone knocked on his door, there was an exchange of asking him who lives there," Police Lt. Shawn Freeman told the outlet. "The next thing that happened, according to the victim, is he's shot through his side window.

One of the suspects, alleged getaway driver Brenda Troyer, was charged with kidnapping in addition to murder . Her bail was set at $ 2 million.

An alleged robber and his getaway driver have both been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Washington state sheriff's deputy after a home invasion on Sunday. Middle school football coach is sentenced to death for

  2 charged with murder in shooting death of Washington deputy © David Montesino/The News Tribune via AP

TACOMA, Wash. — Authorities have charged a man with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Washington state sheriff's deputy after a home invasion.

Prosecutors say 32-year-old Frank Pawul also was charged Thursday with kidnapping and unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of Deputy Daniel McCartney. Pawul's bail was set at $5 million.

Brenda Troyer, suspected of being the getaway driver, also was charged with murder and kidnapping. Her bail was set at $2 million.

Charging documents say McCartney was responded to a break-in Sunday at a mobile home southeast of Tacoma. Shortly after arriving, he made a "shots fired" call. Deputies found McCartney with a fatal gunshot wound.

Also killed was suspect Henry Carden, who authorities say shot himself in the head.

It's not clear if Pawul or Troyer have attorneys.

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