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Identity of man killed in shootout with deputies released

Names of involved officers still being withheld

HATTON – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a Warden man was killed in a shootout with law enforcement officers Sunday, June 25.

Ramon O. Morfin, 29, of Warden, was pronounced dead at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of state Highway 26 and Kulm Road, just outside Hatton, a small community west of U.S. Highway 395. Morfin’s identity was confirmed Tuesday morning, June 27, by Sheriff’s Office spokesman Kyle Foreman.

The names of the officers involved in the shooting have yet to be released publicly. But according to a report on the fatal shooting, three Adams Count...


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