Law enforcement mourns death of Oklahoma County deputy

The law enforcement community is mourning the death of an Oklahoma County sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was trying to deliver eviction papers to a house near Will Rogers World Airport. A large chase ensued which ended at Tinker Air Force Base. This is the first time an Oklahoma County deputy has been shot and killed in the line of duty since 1935. Sgt. Bobby Swartz was killed in the line of duty. “Just praying for them and their families. Law enforcement is a tight-knit community, and I’m so grateful. They were screaming across the state for my guys,” Sheriff Tommie Johnson III said. An emotional Johnson described the support he felt from the law. enforcement across Oklahoma after two deputies were shot outside a home on Southwest 78th Street while conducting an eviction. Swartz later died. “Shot the first deputy. The second deputy tried to get that deputy out of the way of the shots and then he got hit as well,” Johnson said. Sky 5 was in the air when the suspect was on the run in a van with a boat tied to the back. He eventually pulled off Interstate 40 and stuck his rifle out the window of the truck as he rolled into the main gate of Tinker Air Force Base. The 78th southwest, witnesses reacted Monday. “I’ve met him before, he came up my driveway and just wanted to talk a bit,” a witness said. A neighbor told KOCO 5 that he met the suspect face to face. just a few days ago. “He told me he really liked to go fishing, so he had a boat there. I said I fished a lot myself,” the neighbor said. As the investigation continues, there are many unknowns. . Swartz was taken to the medical examiner’s office on Monday evening, along with a motorcade of law enforcement personnel. Neighbors and their children in SW 78th are still in shock. “, said a witness. KOCO 5 has been informed that the other deputy who was shot is in stable condition. We are waiting to hear more about the other deputy. KOCO 5 will continue to follow up on the latest details.

The law enforcement community is mourning the death of an Oklahoma County sheriff’s deputy.

The deputy was trying to deliver eviction papers to a house near Will Rogers World Airport. A large chase ensued which ended at Tinker Air Force Base.

It is the first time an Oklahoma County deputy has been shot and killed in the line of duty since 1935.

sergeant. Bobby Swartz was killed in the line of duty.

“Just praying for them and their families. Law enforcement is a tight-knit community, and I’m so grateful. They were screaming across the state for my guys,” Sheriff Tommie Johnson III said.

An emotional Johnson described the support he felt from law enforcement across Oklahoma after two deputies were shot outside a home in Southwest 78e Street as they were carrying out an eviction.

Swartz later died.

“Shot the first deputy. The second deputy tried to get that deputy out of the way of the shots and then he got hit as well,” Johnson said.

Sky 5 was airborne when the suspect was on the run in a van with a boat tied to the back. He eventually pulled off Interstate 40 and stuck his rifle out the window of the truck as he rolled into the main gate of Tinker Air Force Base.

On SW 78ewitnesses reacted on Monday.

“I’ve met him before, he came up my driveway and just wanted to talk a bit,” a witness said.

A neighbor told KOCO 5 that he met the suspect in person just a few days ago.

“He told me he really liked to go fishing, so he had a boat there. I said I fished a lot myself,” the neighbor said.

As the investigation continues, there are many unknowns. Swartz was taken to the medical examiner’s office on Monday evening, along with a motorcade of law enforcement personnel.

Neighbors and their children on SW 78e are still in shock.

“I heard five or six shots, then a short pause, then maybe four more shots,” a witness said.

KOCO 5 has been informed that the other deputy who was shot is in stable condition. We are waiting to hear more about the other MP.

KOCO 5 will continue to track the latest details.