Sheriff's deputy fatally shot by fleeing suspect in Indiana, police say

Fox News | 3/2/2018 | Elizabeth Zwirz
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A Boone County Sheriff’s deputy in Indiana was fatally shot Friday morning after attempting to apprehend a fleeing suspect, police said.

Jacob Pickett was critically wounded while assisting in the chase and later died, Indiana State Police confirmed in a statement.

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Pickett is the first person killed in the line of duty from the Boone County Sheriff's Office since 1935, police said.

Officers with the Lebanon Police Department were trying to serve a woman an outstanding warrant when around 9:30 a.m., they spotted a man, who they recognized as John D. Baldwin Jr., 28, that also had an outstanding warrant, an earlier statement from Indiana State Police said.

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Police said Baldwin Jr. was ordered to stop, but instead he fled the scene in a silver Ford Focus with two other people, later identified as his father, John Baldwin Sr., 55, and Anthony Baumgarht,...
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