Deputy shot, killed while responding to burglary in Washington state

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Deputy Responding To Burglary Shot And Killed In Washington State

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A sheriff's deputy was shot and killed in Washington on Sunday night while responding to a report of an armed burglary near Spanaway, officials with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said.

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One suspected burglar was also killed in the encounter, according to authorities. A second suspect was at large Monday morning.

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Officials identified the slain deputy as Daniel McCartney, 34. McCartney was a U.S. Navy veteran who also worked for six years for the Hoquiam Police Department. He was from Yelm and had been on the force for three years. He was the father of three boys.

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