Deputy Sheriff Carl Howell

Deputy Sheriff Carl Howell
Carson City Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Saturday, August 15, 2015

Biographical Information:
Age: 35
Tour of Duty: 9 years
Badge Number: 5466



Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Weapon Used: Gun
Suspect Info: Killed on scene.



Deputy Sheriff Carl Howell was shot and killed upon arriving at a domestic battery call in Carson City at approximately 2:20 am.

The first deputies to arrive on scene located an injured woman in front of the home. As they began to speak to her, a male subject exited the house and opened fire on the deputies, striking Deputy Howell. Another deputy was able to pull Deputy Howell to a safe area as other deputies returned fire.

The subject who opened fire on the deputies was found dead inside the home a short time later.

Deputy Howell had served with the Carson City Sheriff's Office for nine years. He is survived by his wife and four children.