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Monroe Co. Sheriff Releases Names Of Two Deputies Who Shot, Killed Man

The trailer on West Tower Road where a man was shot by two Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies after he reportedly pointed a gun at them (Tyler Lake, WFIU/WTIU News)

The Monroe County Sheriff’s office has released the names of two deputies who shot and killed a man Tuesday morning while serving an arrest warrant.

According to a statement, six total deputies were at a mobile home on W. Tower Road serving the warrant when two of them fired their weapons at 24-year-old Daniel Boyer, who allegedly pointed a handgun at the officers.

The two officers who fired were Deputy Don Teague and Deputy Deandre Moxley. Both are on paid leave while authorities investigate the incident.

Teague is a Field Training Officer who has worked for the department since January 2013. According to the statement, he is a certified instructor with the law enforcement training board, specializing in physical tactics and field sobriety testing. The statement says he is also a Marine Reservist and has been deployed to Iraq.

Moxley is still in field training. He joined the department at the end of January, and graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in May.

The statement says Teague was assigned as Moxley’s training officer on Aug. 7, the day of the shooting.

It’s still unclear how many shots Teague and Moxley fired. Monroe County Coroner Joani Shields announced Wednesday that Boyer sustained four gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Sheriff Brad Swain says Boyer did not fire the gun he reportedly pointed at the officers.

Teague and Moxley were wearing body cameras, but the footage has not been released.

The other four officers on the scene were: Sergeant Nathan Williamson, Sergeant Steve Hale, Deputy Dillen Friend, and Deputy Trent Walls.

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