Two Florida Sheriff’s Deputies Slain in Ambush During Meal Break

David Harris, Orlando Sentinel

TRENTON, Florida — Two Florida deputies eating at a Chinese restaurant died Thursday afternoon when a gunman shot them through a window, authorities said.

Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 29, and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, were sitting down at the restaurant when the gunman standing outside opened fire through a window, officials said.

Ramirez and Lindsey were pronounced dead at the scene, Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz said.

The shooting happened about 3 p.m. at the Ace China restaurant in Trenton, which is about 35 miles west of Gainesville in North Central Florida.

Fellow deputies responding to the scene found the shooter dead outside the busin…

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