Event, fundraisers set for Deuel County deputy

Hutchinson was shot in line of duty last week


Western Nebraska and beyond is rallying behind a Deuel County deputy who was shot four times in the line of duty last week.

Michael Hutchinson, a 25-year law enforcement veteran, was shot in Big Springs on Thursday, Dec. 3, while attempting to serve warrants on a 66-year-old Big Springs man.

The suspect was shot and later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Hutchinson initially underwent surgery at Ogallala Community Hospital and Medical Center before being flown to North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo., the Nebraska State Patrol said.

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