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Mug shot released of man accused of killing deputy US marshal

PRESS CONFERENCE: U.S. Marshals Service shares details on the shooting death of Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White.

Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Friday, November 30, 2018

TUCSON — Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus confirms to News 4 Tucson that a Deputy U.S. Marshal was killed in a shooting on 15th Ave. near Jacinto St. Thursday night.

Officials have identified the U.S. Marshal as 41-year-old Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White, according to the Associated Press.

The marshal was serving a felony warrant on a man wanted on charges of stalking a law enforcement officer, said Magnus.

The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Ryan Schlesinger.

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey took to Twitter to offer his condolences and prayers to the law enforcement officer’s family.

Julia Leon

Julia is a Digital Content Specialist for KVOA News 4 Tucson. In 2018, she earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.

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