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Who Killed Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy: Michael Boutte Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Cause of Death, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Reddit

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Michael Boutte was identified as a Mississippi sheriff’s deputy who died after he was involved in a shooting incident Monday afternoon. Lt. Boutte was airlifted to the University Medical Center in New Orleans after he was shot and injured near Kiln, Miss. Boutte passed away a short time later.

Michael Boutte Obituary

Boutte was an eight-year law enforcement veteran and veteran of the United States Air Force. Boutte later attended the United States Marine Corps Police Academy and served in the reserves in New Orleans, according to WDAM.

During his time with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Boutte was not only a leader to his people but was awarded the Life Saving Medal for saving a child’s life and was credited with spearheading National Crime Night Out and initiating the Silver Alert Database for the City of Diamondhead.

Michael Boutte Age

Michael Boutte’s has not been publicly revealed yet. He appears to be in his 30s.

Michael Boutte Obituary

Adam confirmed Michael Boutte was responding to a home on Caesar Necaise Road Monday afternoon when he was shot by someone at the property. Authorities said Lt. Michael Boutte had been responding to a home about 20 months north of Kiln when he was shot at the location.

Sheriff Rick Adam told Jackson, Mississippi’s WJTV another deputy arrived for back up and shot the suspect who shot the first deputy.

The suspect involved in the shootout was also airlifted to a hospital.

“The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office suffered a huge loss today,” Adam wrote in a statement announcing Boutte’s death. “Mike was an incredible deputy and more so a fine person. He was a mentor to our younger deputies, and I know he will be greatly missed by his peers.”

What we know so far

Bay St. Louis Police Chief Gary Ponthieux added that his department has been in contact with the sheriff’s office to provide any available resources needed to assist them during this difficult time. The police department has also provided an officer trained in peer counseling to support the deputies on duty.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation along with their Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene.

They will be working on the investigation and reviewing the matter for criminal charges.

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