Funeral held for Sumter County Deputy Cpl. Andrew Gillette

Funeral held for Sumter County Deputy Cpl. Andrew Gillette
Cpl. Andrew Gillette was killed in the line of duty Tuesday while trying to serve an eviction order at house in Dalzell. (Source: SCSO)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The celebration of life for Sumter County Deputy Cpl. Andrew Gillette was held Sunday at the Sumter County Civic Center.

Cpl. Gillette was killed on Tuesday, Feb. 25 while attempting to serve a detention order and eviction notice.

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Funeral held for Sumter County Deputy Cpl. Andrew Gillette

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Although Gillette was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time of the shooting, he died from the injuries he suffered.

He is survived by his wife and 11-year-old son.

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