Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle on Broken Arrow Road, near Highway 27, at approximately 11:00 pm.
He had arrived at the scene and located the vehicle in a field. He radioed in a description of the vehicle but did not respond to additional radio traffic or calls to his cell phone. Responding units found him inside his patrol car suffering from a gunshot wound.
A suspect was identified and located at his home approximately 11 hours later. The man fired at deputies from the residence before being taken into custody.
Deputy Glaze had served with the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office for 18 months and had served in law enforcement for seven years.