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Va. Sniper Killed Two Deputies, Wounded Two

March 13, 2011  | 

Two Buchanan County (Va.) Sheriff's deputies were fatally shot in southwest Virginia while responding to a robbery at an auto salvage shop, reports the Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

Deputies William Ezra Stiltner, 46, and Cameron Neil Justus, 41, were apparently shot at long range at about 2 p.m. Sunday while responding as backup officers. The two deputies who initially reponded were also shot and are now recovering. One is on a respirator.

Deputies then tracked Randy Gilbert Newberry, 52, to a residence in the woods near Vansant, Va. Newberry was shot and killed.

Read the full story at BDTonline.com.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Assaults on Officers, Snipers, Buchanan County (Va.) Sheriff


Comments (5)

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Michael @ 3/14/2011 7:21 PM

I am so sad to hear of more LEO's were killed and injuried. This has gotten out of control. None of these scumbags care if they kill a cop anymore, we need to pressure our states and goverment to pass a law that will give these bad guys Death Sentence if the kill or attempt to kill a LEO. No more life terms......its death and no delays. I pray for my fellow officers for a fast recovery and for the families of the fallen ones.

Darragh @ 3/14/2011 8:54 PM

IT is time for us to start wearing plate carriers as the norm. And if sentences were something to actually fear, some of our Brothers and sisters would still be alive

anie @ 3/15/2011 12:03 AM

protect n serveis what it once was now means me myself n i

Captain David @ 3/15/2011 6:08 AM

Damn sad...read www.whenlawmenlie.com

Michael O. Norris @ 3/16/2011 8:09 AM

Another sad day for Law Enforcement. My heart goes out to all. I'll continue to keep everyone in my prayers.

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