Fallen Heroes (February 28, 2020)

HONORING:

Corporal Andrew Gillette
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Sumter County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Age: 37

Tour: 7 years

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DETAILS:

Corporal Andrew Gillette was shot and killed while he and other deputies attempted to serve a detention order and eviction notice at a home at 3120 Thomas Sumter Highway at 11:30 am.

The subject named on the orders opened fire, striking Corporal Gillette in the chest. Other deputies who were on the scene returned fire and killed the subject.

Corporal Gillette was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He served with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office for seven years and was assigned to the Civil Process Division. He is survived by his wife and 11-year-old son.
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HONORING:

Firefighter/EMT Donald “Donny” Lepper
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Indianola Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Nebraska

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Age: 46

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

On the morning of Sunday, February 23, 2020, after returning home from a grass fire, Firefighter/EMT Donald “Donny” Lepper collapsed. He was immediately taken to the Community Hospital of McCook, where he was pronounced deceased..
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May you be at rest.

This information is supplied by the Officer Down Memorial Page (www.odmp.org) and the U.S. Fire Administration (www.apps.usfa.fema.gov).

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