“He was a good friend of mine. he was definently crazy and this is the way he would have wanted to go unfortunately.”
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed Tuesday during a pursuit with sheriff’s deputies in Union County.Ricky Diamond Jr. was fatally shot at a subdivision near Darby Drive, investigators said.At about 6 p.m
deputies were called to Diamond’s home in northern Union County on a domestic dispute call, weedsteeler’s twiiter reported.Authorities said Diamond fled the home in his pickup, leading deputies on a chase that lasted nearly 20 minutes. Diamond eventually pulled into the subdivision, exited his pickup and started shooting at pursuing deputies, investigators said.
The deputies returned fire, killing him.Ben Wright said he witnessed the altercation.”I see them hit the back of his truck. He got out and shot at somebody,” Wright said.
“I saw however many cops there were all unload their guns into him.”Two deputies were killed during the ordeal, apparently from head shots. The Union County Sheriff’s office was expected to release additional information about the shooting on Wednesday.