Funeral set for fallen Weld County deputy
November 26, 2010
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – The funeral for a 43-year-old Weld County deputy who was shot to death during a struggle with a car thief is set for Monday morning in Greeley.
Authorities say Sam Brownlee died Tuesday after he was shot three times with his own gun by 20-year-old Rueben Reyes, who was later shot and killed by other officers.
The shooting happened in Evans after a high-speed chase that began in Morgan County.
Services will be at 10 a.m. at the University of Northern Colorado’s Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion.