In addition to the outpouring of support, more than $70,000 in donations for the deputy’s wife and two children have been received in just one day.
Witnesses say the officer was standing outside of a gas station when the suspect, without warning, walked up and shot the deputy several times from behind.
Autopsy reports were released earlier this month, but authorities have yet to make ballistic reports of the case public.
Shortly after Carlos Mullen and his fiancée heard the “blood curdling” screams, Mullen saw the boy’s lifeless body lying on the concrete and ran to help.
When the patient turned violent and attempts to subdue him using a Taser failed, he began to attack the officers and was subsequently shot.
There are now less than 600 dogs used in the U.S. military worldwide, but they are still an invaluable part of the team.
Once authorities realized there was no real threat, one of the officers had a long talk with the boy about his toy rifle and the importance of safety.
After a scuffle with the residents, one of the suspects opted to leave, but when the second suspect refused to go, one of the residents shot him.
Authorities found seven guns and what appeared to be a heroin distribution operation after following two robbery suspects to the office.
With an easy fall of over 20 feet from the second floor of the facility, officials are looking at ways to improve safety for both inmates and employees.