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Community mourns Deputy Carl Koontz

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Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Deputy Carl Koontz on March 29, 2016. Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Deputy Carl Koontz on March 29, 2016.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- More than a thousand people attended the funeral of a slain Indiana deputy.

Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz' funeral was held March 29 at the gym inside Northwestern High School in Kokomo. That's where the 27-year-old served as a resource officer.

Koontz was killed while trying to serve a warrant on March 20.

The shooter then killed himself.

Koontz is survived by his wife and 8-month-old son.

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