Ill. deputy fatally shot in the line of duty
Deputy Troy Chisum responded to the scene of a disturbance when multiple shots were fired
Duty Death: Troy Chisum - [Illinois]
End of Service: 06/25/2019
By PoliceOne Staff
PEORIA, Ill. – A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Tuesday while responding to a battery and disturbance in a rural area in Fulton County.
According to the Quad-City Times, 39-year-old Deputy Troy Chisum responded to the scene of the disturbance when multiple shots were fired.
The four-year veteran of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department later succumbed to his wounds.
The suspect was barricaded in a home and the scene is reportedly still active, but contained and there’s no risk to the general public.
“Deputy Chisum dedicated his life to the service of his community. His legacy and sacrifice will forever be remembered,” Fulton County Sheriff Jeff Standard said.
#RIP #LODD #EOW #FultonCounty #Deputy Troy Chisum died after being shot earlier this afternoon in Avon. He was 39-years-old. We will have more in a press conference in less than 5 minutes. The news conference didn't say much. The officer is being escorted to the coroners office. pic.twitter.com/WIr4ULNxF2— Dave Toussaint (@engineco16) June 26, 2019