Florida: “Two Florida sheriff’s deputies shot dead through window of Chinese restaurant while eating”

A gunman shot through the window of a Chinese restaurant and killed two Gilchrist County sheriff’s deputies in Trenton, Fla., on Thursday.

Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 29, and deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, were eating at Ace China restaurant when a 59-year-old ambushed them at 3:00 p.m., Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz said Thursday.

The gunman, later identified as John Hubert Highnote, was fatally shot by responders outside the restaurant.

“They found the shooter deceased outside the business,” according to the department. Both deputies died at the scene.

There was no altercation and no one else was injured, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Brett Rhodenizer told the Daily News.



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