Indiana Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Wounded

Jarred Meeks and Maria Flora
LEBANON, Indiana — Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Pickett, 30, will not survive a gunshot wound sustained Friday morning, Sheriff Mike Nielsen said.
Pickett was with with the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department for two years and with Boone County for three years. He was a K-9 officer.
He and wife Jen Pickett have two young sons, Nielsen said. Pickett’s family has chosen to donate his organs.
“Jake was a good man and he was a warrior,” said Nielsen, who had given Pickett cardiopulmonary resuscitation before his hospitalization.
Pickett was at a school showing his K-9 partner Brick to children…

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