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August 15, 2007

Fla. sheriff's deputy fatally shot in cruiser

By Michael Wells
The Tampa Tribune
Officer Down: Sgt. Ron Harrison
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BRANDON, Fla. Authorities have identified the man who they think fatally shot a Hillsborough County sheriff's deputy this morning before he was killed in standoff with deputies.

After receiving a tip in the shooting death of Sgt. Ron Harrison, 55, deputies arrived at the home of Michael Allen Phillips, 24, and killed him after he opened fire on them, Sheriff David Gee said.

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