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Sheriff: Shooting of airman by deputy was a ‘tragic event’

| Tony Judnich
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy who fatally shot U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Fortson last week “knocked on the correct door,” “announced himself twice” and shot Fortson because the airman “arrived at the door with a firearm in his hand,” Sheriff Eric Aden said at a news conference today.
Fortson (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force)


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