Man Who Ambushed Ohio Deputy Had Similar Confrontation In 2001
January 03, 2011
The man who killed a Clark County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy on New Year's Day fired on other deputies during a 2001 confrontation that resulted in his visit to a mental facility, reports the Columbus Dispatch.
Michael Ferryman, 57, who fatally shot Deputy Suzanne Hopper and then died in a gun fight with officers from five agencies, fired at Morgan County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputies from inside a trailer in 2001.
No one was hurt in the earlier incident, and Ferryman was sent to a Columbus psychiatric facility.
Read the full story at Dispatch.com.
VIDEO: Deadly Gun Battle at Ohio Trailer Park
Contacting Mentally Ill Subjects
Displaying 1 - 2 of 2
kimber45 @ 1/4/2011 6:50 AM
My prayers go out the the officers family and all her brothers & sisters in Law Enforcement.
adrian stroud @ 1/6/2011 7:35 AM
This is a terrible tragedy. I feel terrible for the deputy and her family. I want to praise her fellow officers who surrounded that trailer and took care of business. Great job!
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
A Georgia State University detective was stabbed with a butcher knife and his attacker was...
A pregnant Kentucky officer's request for desk duty when she was five months pregnant was...