Deputy Exchanges Gunfire With Suspect


Few details are available about the report of an incident near Diamond D Ranch in Jefferson

County, off of Highway 90 near China. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a call

of two men knocking on doors. One of the suspects reportedly fired shots at a deputy that he

was fleeing from on foot. The deputy returned fire. The suspect was taken into custody. Nobody

was hurt during the exchange of gunfire. The investigation and the search for a possible second

man continues.


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