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Community pays tribute to deputy US marshal killed in west side shooting

LIVE PROCESSION: Procession begins for Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White who was killed during a shooting Thursday night. http://bit.ly/2KKW8jB

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

TUCSON – From Tucson residents to Arizona government agencies, communities from across the state have been paying tribute to Chase White, who was killed Thursday during a shooting at a home on the west side of Tucson.

Thursday evening, 41-year-old White was serving a felony warrant on a man wanted on charges of stalking a law enforcement officer when he was shot and killed. The shooting occurred on 15th Avenue near Jacinto Street.

Shortly after the community heard the news, several tributes were posted on social media to offer condolences to the fallen deputy and prayers to his family.

Tucson Police Department displays a black ribbon in tribute of fallen deputy US Marshal, Chase White.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has released a statement in regards to the fallen deputy.

“Today, we mourn the loss of a member of the federal law enforcement family,” stated First Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth A. Strange. “This death is a tragic reminder of the dangers our dedicated law enforcement partners willingly face daily in the line of duty.  Our hearts go out to the Deputy Marshal’s family and friends, as well as the entire United States Marshals Service community.”

It is with a heavy heart that we announce that a Deputy US Marshal from the Tucson area was killed in the line duty…

Posted by Tucson Police Officer's Association on Thursday, November 29, 2018

Our partners in the US Marshals Service are in our thoughts and prayers as they mourn the tragic loss of one of their own. The Marana community supports you! ??

Posted by Marana Police Department on Friday, November 30, 2018

 

 

Noel Sederstrom

Noel Sederstrom joined the KTTC-TV staff as News Director in February, 2008. He’s a native Minnesotan, having grown up on a farm near Litchfield, and also spending a lot of time on Lake Vermilion near Tower-Soudan, where his grandfather Gust Saari worked in the Soudan Underground Mine.

After studying journalism at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, Noel worked as a reporter, anchor, producer and Executive Producer at television stations in Duluth, Little Rock, Buffalo, Louisville and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Noel was the News Director at WWMT-TV in Kalamazoo for seven of his 18 years at the CBS affiliate before returning to Minnesota. He and his wife Cindy have two grown children and make their home in Rochester.

Email Noel at nsederstrom@kttc.com

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