Washington state deputy is killed in the line of duty; 2 of 3 suspects are detained

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By Alta Spells, Jenn Selva and Andy Rose, CNN

Law enforcement officers from the Vancouver, Washington, country are mourning a lawman killed successful a shooting Friday night.

Detective Jeremy Brown, 46, served 15 years connected the unit earlier helium was killed successful enactment of duty, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

“During his tenure astatine the Sheriff’s bureau helium worked arsenic a Corrections Deputy, Patrol Deputy and was presently assigned arsenic a Detective,” the bureau said Saturday successful a news release.

Two suspects person been detained and constabulary are searching for a third, constabulary said. The suspects “may beryllium equipped and dangerous,” authorities said.

The shooting occurred successful Vancouver, which is simply a suburb of Portland, Oregon, Sgt. Brent Waddell with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said during a quality media briefing.

The Vancouver Police Department is starring different agencies successful the investigation, Waddell said.

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