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Man Killed After Encounter With Two Deputies

A man has been killed in Grass Valley by two Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff Keith Royal says the department received a call, at around 3 Tuesday morning, from a home on Brookview Drive, regarding the victim, identified as 35-year-old Dustin Kirk…

click to listen to Sheriff Royal

Royal says within minutes of arriving at the home, the deputies were confronted by Kirk, who thrust open the front door, displaying a rifle at the deputies, who then shot him. The deputies have been placed on routine administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation…

click to listen to Sheriff Royal

Royal did not say what motivated Kirk to attack his mother. But he did say that the Sheriff’s Department has had numerous contacts with Kirk regarding drunkeness and violence.

1 Comment

December 27, 2016

Chris styles

My good friend.. While "run-ins" may have happened in past, police should be trained to handle instead they prefer a license to kill. Another deplorable case in mismanagement of circumstances.. Mentally unstable, bi polar, suicidal, etc. = death by police in U.s.a.

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