Curtney Levorce Gayten (4204)

4/21/2008: Curtney Gayten was holding his 3-week old daughter under water in a pond when authorities arrived. Witnesses said a deputy ordered Gayten to release the child, but Gayten pointed a gun at the deputy, who opened fire. Gayten died at the scene. The baby was taken to the hospital in critical condition; she died in November 2008 from injuries sustained in the incident.

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