Deputy Kurt Wyman E.O.W. 06-07-11
Deputy Sheriff Kurt Wyman was shot and killed during a standoff following a domestic disturbance in Knoxboro New York.
Officers went to the scene of a family disturbance about 9:00 pm when a man barricaded himself in his garage with a firearm. Negotiators were tried to get the man to surrender when he opened fire on them around 2:00 am, killing Deputy Wyman.
The suspect was also shot in the exchange of gunfire and taken into custody.
Deputy Wyman was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department for four years. He is survived by his expectant wife and 18-month-old son.
Sadly, his wife went into labor upon being informed of Deputy Wyman’s death and gave birth to their daughter.