BREAKING: Two Deputies Murdered At Restaurant

Two deputies from the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Officer were fatally shot on Thursday afternoon.

Trenton, FL – Two Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office deputies were murdered by a gunman in downtown Trenton on Thursday afternoon.

WJXT reported that the shooting happened at Ace China Restaurant, located at the intersection of State Road 26 and East Wade Street.

A source told WJXT that the officers returned fire and the gunman died at the scene. Law enforcement officials have not yet confirmed any information about the shooter.

Authorities have not yet released the names of the deputies who were killed.

Gilchrist County is located west of Alachua County in northern Florida.

In 2014, a man fatally shot his daughter, and murdered his six grandchildren, in the town of Bell in Gilchrist County.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement statistics said that 30 deputies work for the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, WJXT reported.

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Their Grandma
Their Grandma

Why 30 days? What cop killer has enough of a real life to need a month to get things in order. Give them 72 hours for their goodbyes, take them out front and HANG them. How to stop it? Citizens who are armed and trained to use their weapons. a good guy can trump a dirt bag any day.

bryancris
bryancris

Everyone says death penalty for people like this, I say strip them of US citizenship (if they are one) so we don't break any laws, then drop them off in a nice ISIS infested country and wait till you see a video of them getting beheaded.

Daggen
Daggen

Amen, MarcyB - - My Grandson, Deputy Zack Parrish, III was ambushed and murdered on this past New Years Eve. by a mentally deranged Attorney that wanted revenge.

Roostersride
Roostersride

May our Lord and Savior be with the family's and friends, of our fallen Brothers and sisters in blue.

Betts122
Betts122

My sympathies to you and your family. God bless!