Deputy Shot Sunday Is 15th Killed By Gunfire This Year
An Indiana sheriff's deputy was shot and killed while serving a warrant. This year, gunfire has been unusually deadly for law enforcement officers.By Grant Suneson | March 20, 2016
An Indiana police officer was shot and killed early Sunday morning in what's been an unusually common occurrence for law enforcement this year.
Howard County Sheriff's Deputy Carl Koontz sustained fatal injuries when a suspect opened fire on deputies serving a warrant just after midnight. Another deputy was also shot, but he is in stable condition.
According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, Koontz is the 15th law enforcement officer shot and killed so far in 2016.