Deputy Sheriff Carl Howell
Carson City Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Tour of Duty: 9 years
Badge Number: 5466
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: shot and killed
The first deputies to arrive on scene located an injured woman in front of the home. As other deputies checked on the woman's injuries, Deputy Howell approached the home to speak to the male subject. The subject ambushed Deputy Howell at the front door, mortally wounding him. Despite the wound, Deputy Howell was able to return fire and killed the subject.
Deputy Howell was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Carson City Sheriff's Office for nine years. He is survived by his wife, four children, and two stepchildren.