Fallen Oklahoma County Deputy Profiled By Sheriff's Office In 2018

Tuesday, August 23rd 2022, 5:37 am

By: News 9

An Oklahoma County deputy is dead after suffering a fatal gunshot wound in a double shooting on Monday.

The fallen deputy has been identified as Sgt. Bobby Swartz.

Related Story: 1 Deputy Killed, Another Deputy Wounded In SW OKC Shooting

According to authorities, the shooting happened at a residence near Southwest 78th Street and South Pennsylvania Avenue.

Scanner traffic from Monday afternoon helps put in perspective the series of events that started with deputies serving court orders, something they say they do all the time.

Related Story: Court Documents Reveal Turmoil At Home Where Deputies Were Shot

The sheriff's office profiled Swartz in 2018 and the work he did serving things like eviction notices. Sgt. Swarts talked about his background in law enforcement, which included time spent working in both the Oklahoma County Courthouse and the jail.

Sgt. Swartz started with the sheriff's office in 1997 after leaving the Army Reserves.

Related Story: Neighbors React To Deputy Shooting in SW OKC Neighborhood

Officers from across the metro rushed to help Sg.t Swartz and the other injured deputy.

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