Deputy Sheriff George T. Rice

Details:
Deputy Sheriff George T. Rice
Lyon County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Friday, June 1, 1984

Biographical Information:
Age: Unknown
Tour of Duty: Unknown
Badge Number: Unknown

 

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, June 1, 1984
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: Apprehended

 

 

 

 
Deputy Rice was shot and killed while at the scene of a call involving a mentally ill man firing a gun at cars. The suspect was barricaded in his house and Deputy Rice was standing about 20 yards away when the man opened fire, striking Deputy Rice in the head. The suspect was taken into custody during a SWAT operation later in the night.