Maryland State Police Beat / James Rich Jr. shot Queen Anne’s Deputy Warren Hogan; Deputy’s return fire was fatal

CHESTERTOWN, MD – Serving warrants and responding to domestic violence calls continue to be the most dangerous part of the job for law enforcement officers. A man who had twice before been charged with domestic violence and had been in a physical domestic confrontation grabbed his shotgun to deal with the woman arriving at the man’s home with a Queen Anne’s Sheriff’s Deputy to retrieve her belongings shot the deputy. The deputy returned fire and ended the shootout with a fatal shot.