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Sheriff explains shooting impact

RITZVILLE – An officer-involved shooting is going to impact Adams County Sheriff’s Office operations for months to come.

In the aftermath of the shooting, Adams County Sheriff Dale Wagner met with county commissioners Tuesday, June 27, to discuss the impact on his agency’s operations.

Three of the county’s law enforcement officers have been placed on administrative leave after Ramon Morphin, 29, of Warden, was shot and killed while deputies tried to arrest him at a business in the 700 block of Kulm Road, Wagner said.

The sheriff planned to participate in a week-long National Sheriff’s Associat...

 

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