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BREAKING: NY Deputy Fatally Shot, Two Family Members Wounded

Brewerton, NY – A New York sheriff’s deputy is dead and two family members were wounded inside their Brewerton home on Monday morning.

The incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 7 in the home of Onondaga County Sheriff’s Civil Deputy Isaac Eames, located in the 4400-block of Riverview Road, WSTM reported.

A 46-year-old woman called 911 and reported a shooting at the deputy’s home, Syracuse.com reported.

Onondaga County sheriff’s deputies responded to Deputy Eames home at about 7:37 a.m. and found him suffering from a fatal gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, WSYR reported.

Deputies said two of Deputy Eames’ family members had also been shot and critically wounded.

Onondaga County Sheriff’s Sergeant Katherine Loveland said both wounded family members were transported to Upstate University Hospital in critical condition, Syracuse.com reported.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of the wounded family members or any details on their injuries.

Detectives have responded to the scene and launched an investigation, according to Sgt. Loveland.

The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office said it does not believe this was a random act of violence and said they don’t believe there is any threat to the surrounding community, WSYR reported.

Deputy Eames has worked for the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office since 2010.

County records showed he owned the home where the shootings occurred, Syracuse.com reported.

Officials have not yet released any details about the incident.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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