2nd Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Two Weeks (SoCal)
At 7:55 PM (PST) the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office (RSO) announced that Darnell Calhoun, a 30-year-old deputy, had died after being shot in the line of duty, while responding to a domestic violence call. Deputy Calhoun was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Sheriff Bianco gave details on the incident during a press conference, and it can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyyXA0ME8us
Deputy Calhoun leaves behind an expectant wife and two sons (aged two and four).
Deputy Calhoun was the first Deputy to arrive on the scene and when his backup arrived, he was discovered to be wounded in the street. The responding backup Deputy engaged in a shootout with the suspect and wounded him, arresting him on the spot.
According to a Press Release from the RSO‘s Sergeant Deidre Vickers, Deputy Calhoun had just joined the RSO February 24, 2022, after spending two years with the San Diego Police Department. Stationed at Lake Elsinore Station, most recently been assigned to Lake Elsinore Station
For those wishing to donate to the Cordero family during this difficult time, you may follow the link below to the official fundraiser started by the Riverside Sheriffs’ Association: https://helpahero.com/campaign/deputy-isaiah-cordero
Just two weeks earlier, another deputy in the same department of the RSO was slain in the line of duty.