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Florida deputy 'jokingly' shot, killed roommate, fellow deputy

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

PALM BAY, Fla. - New details have emerged about the weekend death of a 23-year-old sheriff's deputy in Florida.
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office said Austin Walsh was shot and killed early Saturday by his roommate, fellow deputy Andrew Lawson, in their Palm Bay home.
Photos of Deputy Walsh
In an update posted to Facebook , Sheriff Wayne Ivey said Walsh and his roommate were taking a break from playing online video games with friends when Lawson pointed a gun at him and pulled the trigger.
The sheriff said Lawson “jokingly” aimed the gun at Walsh, thinking it was not loaded.
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Florida deputy killed after officer roommate 'jokingly' fires gun he thought was unloaded, officials say

Florida deputy killed after officer roommate 'jokingly' fires gun he thought was unloaded, officials say

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

A 23-year-old Florida sheriff's deputy was fatally shot by his fellow deputy roommate over the weekend, in what the sheriff described as a “clearly dumb and avoidable accident."
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