Fallen Heroes Friday (October 26, 2018)

HONORING:

Police Officer Antwan DeArvis Toney
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Gwinnett County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Age: 30

Tour: 3 years

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DETAILS:

Police Officer Antwan Toney was shot and killed as he and another officer investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle near the intersection of Bethany Church Road and Shiloh Road at approximately 3:00 pm.

As the officers approached the vehicle at least one person inside opened fire, shooting through the vehicle's windows. Officer Toney was struck as he and the other officer returned fire. The vehicle crashed a short distance away and its four occupants fled on foot.

One of the suspects was apprehended later in the afternoon after shooting at an officer who was searching for him. The subject believed to have been the one to shoot Officer Toney was shot and killed on October 22nd, 2018, after being located hiding in a shed in the Snellville area. He was shot after refusing to obey commands while armed with a lawnmower blade.

Officer Toney was transported to Gwinnett Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Toney had served with the Gwinnett County Police Department for three years.

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HONORING:

Investigator Farrah Turner
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Florence County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch: Monday, October 22, 2018

Age: Unknown

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

Investigator Farrah Turner suffered fatal gunshot wounds when she and other investigators from the Florence County Sheriff's Office arrived at a home to interview a suspect as part of a sex offense investigation.

Sergeant Terrence Carraway, of the Florence Police Department, was shot and killed while responding to assist the wounded deputies at a house off of Vintage Drive.

Another subject in the house opened fire on the deputies as they approached the house, wounding all three. The man then positioned himself in a vantage point in a second-floor window, giving him a view of fire of several hundred yards. Sergeant Carraway, along with three other Florence police officers, responded to the scene and were attempting to rescue the three wounded deputies when the subject opened fire on them too, shooting all four.

The subject remained barricaded inside of his home for two hours before being taken into custody.

All of the wounded officers were transported to a local hospital where Sergeant Carraway succumbed to his wounds. Investigator Turner underwent nine surgeries and remained in critical condition until succumbing to her wounds on October 22nd, 2018.

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HONORING:

Chief Tom Henrich
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Earling Fire and Resuce Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Age: 58

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2018, Chief Tom Henrich responded with Earling Fire and Rescue Department units to a combine and field fire. While on scene, Henrich fell ill. CPR was administered and Henrich was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An autopsy is pending to determine the official cause of death.

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HONORING:

Assistant Fire Chief Ken Hood
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California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Fire and Rescue Division, California

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Age: 50

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

Incident Description: On Oct. 24, 2018, California Office of Emergency Services Assistant Fire Chief Ken Hood suffered an acute medical emergency during a multi-agency coordination meeting in Quincy, CA. He received immediate assistance from the Quincy Fire Department and other public safety professionals who were attending the meeting. Despite a valiant effort by first responders and then emergency room personnel, Hood passed away hours later at the Plumas District Hospital in Quincy, CA.

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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).