DAYTON — A large police procession left Miami Valley Hospital Sunday evening, dispersing at the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office following the death of a Clark County Sheriff’s deputy.
The procession included several cars from several departments in the area and left the hospital around 6:30 p.m. News Center 7′s Haley Kosik reported the procession later dispersed at the coroner’s office.
Clark County Sheriff Deborah Burchett later confirmed to News Center 7 the deputy was shot and died from his injuries at the hospital.
Deputy Matthew Yates, a 15-year veteran of the force, was shot during an investigation at the Harmony Estates Mobile Home Park in Harmony Twp. around 11 a.m., Burchett said during a brief news conference Sunday night.
The incident is being investigated as an officer-involved shooting, a spokesperson for the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation confirmed to News Center 7.
This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update as we learn more.
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