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Timestamp8/25/14 10:26
Date Searched7-Jan-14
StateFL - Florida
CountyLake
CityLeesburg
Victim NameVernum H. Blunk
Victim's Age47
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryThe Leesburg Police Department told Local 6 that its officers and Eustis police went to a third-floor apartment as part of an investigation involving allegations of sexual misconduct with a child under 12 years old and possession of child pornography. The man, identified as 47-year-old Vernum H. Blunk, armed himself with a handgun and threatened Eustis Detective Sgr. Gary Winheim, according to police. Winheim shot and killed Blunk as a result of the confrontation.
Source Linkhttp://www.clickorlando.com/news/officerinvolved-shooting-investigated-in-leesburg/23819498
Name of Officer or OfficersGary Winheim
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?5
County StateLake FL - Florida
Year2014