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Lexington Man Killed By Deputy Following Dispute

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  Original Published: 3/17/2014

A Lexington man is dead after being shot and killed by a Richland County Sheriff's deputy following domestic dispute Sunday night.

Brian Garber, 28, was shot inside his parents residence at 3400 Mill Run Road.

According to a press release from Richland County Sheriff Steve Sheldon, deputies were called to 3425 Mill Run Road at 7:10 p.m. to respond to a domestic dispute. Sara Knowlton, wife of Brian Garber and Brian's mother Connie Garber, told deputies they had been assaulted by Brian.

Garber left the area prior to the deputies arrival and could not be located during a search of the area.

 At 8:17 p.m. Knowlton called 911 to report that her husband had a gun and was across the street at his parent's residence at 3400 Mill Run Road.

Brian's father was at the residence when deputies arrived Deputies went upstairs to make contact with Brian and became involved in a shooting with the suspect. Garber died at the scene.

Three deputies and a Supervisor, who were involved with the incident, were placed on an eight day administrative leave.  The names of the deputies and Supervisor involved in the shooting has not been released.

The Sheriff's Office asked the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation to investigate the shooting. 

   
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