Deputies Shoot, Kill Eugene Man

1 decade 3 years 10 months ago Saturday, April 22 2006 Apr 22, 2006 Saturday, April 22, 2006 5:46:28 PM CDT April 22, 2006 in News
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It happened Thursday near U.S. 63 in Jacksonville as the deputies were checking a suspicious parked car. They say they fired after a man got out of the vehicle and began shooting at them. The man was struck twice in the chest and died a short time later. He was identified as 36-year-old Jeffrey Mesecher. A patrol spokesman says neither of the deputies was injured. They both are on administrative leave pending results of the investigation. A criminal records check shows Mesecher faced drug possession charges as well as misdemeanor traffic charges, including driving while his license was revoked and failing to keep adequate records as a truck driver.

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