Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Dies 23 Years After Being Shot in the Head

A retired Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who lived with a bullet in his head since he was shot in the line of duty in 1994 died on Tuesday as a result of his injuries.
Steven Belanger was a 7-year veteran of the force when he was wounded that December, 23 years ago, according to

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

The deputy, now 52, was conducting a traffic stop and questioning an assault suspect on Dec. 11, 1994 in Rowland Heights when a 20-year-old man, described as a friend of the man who had been pulled over, approached on a skateboard a…

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