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Slain sheriff's deputy was shot with his own gun


CHINOOK - The Blaine County sheriff's deputy killed May 29 was shot with his own gun during a struggle with a man he was attempting to arrest, according to a document filed Tuesday in state District Court.

Deputy Joshua Raven Chief Rutherford, 28, was killed near Harlem while responding to a domestic disturbance. Lawrence Dean Jackson Jr., 25, has been charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of Rutherford and with attempted deliberate homicide in the wounding of deputy Loren Janis.

"A struggle ensued during which Lawrence Dean Jackson Jr., obtained control of Deputy Rutherfor...

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