Georgia deputy shot and killed answering his door www.privateofficer.com
GREENE COUNTY, GA Nov 15 2010 — A Greene County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and killed Sunday morning at his home. Chief Deputy Kevin Roberts, 48, was gunned down as he answered his door by an individual who is believed to have been the center of a Greene County Sheriff’s investigation.
According to Captain Ron Thurmond, spokesman with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, the suspect then shot and killed himself. His identity is being withheld pending positive identification.
Greene County Sheriff Chris Houston said said the gunman was likely the target of an ongoing undercover drug investigation, but he said Roberts wasn’t involved in the probe.
Chief Roberts was a career law enforcement officer with Greene County. He was a sheriff’s deputy since 1999. He also served as a City Police Officer with Union Point and Greensboro.