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A manhunt is underway in Ohio for Deshawn Anthony Vaughn, the suspect who killed Euclid police officer Jacob Derbin during an ambush on Saturday night. Derbin, a military veteran who had been with the department for less than a year, was responding to a disturbance call when he was fatally shot. Vaughn, who is considered armed and extremely dangerous, fled the scene and is still at large. Law enforcement agencies are working together to locate him and believe he may be driving a white 2017 Volkswagen Passat.

Chief Scott Meyer described Derbin as an “incredible” person and stated that the entire department was devastated by his loss. The young officer had only been with the department for 10 months, and his colleagues praised his kind heart and infectious smile. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost promised to make sure that justice is served for Derbin and expressed his condolences to the officer’s family. Governor Mike DeWine also offered his deepest sympathies to the Euclid community and ordered that all flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Officer Derbin’s life and service.

Derbin, who was engaged to Liv Wuebker and set to be married in July, was remembered fondly by his future family, who expressed their gratitude for his service and love. The tragedy of his death on Mother’s Day and during Police Memorial Week adds to the sorrow felt by his loved ones and colleagues. The community is urged to come forward with any information regarding Vaughn’s whereabouts to aid in his capture. The U.S. Marshal’s Service and Euclid Police Department are actively seeking tips and assistance from the public to bring Vaughn to justice for the heinous crime he committed.

The loss of Officer Derbin has left a deep impact on the Euclid Police Department and the community as a whole. As the search for the suspect continues, there is a collective sense of grief and determination to seek justice for the fallen officer. The outpouring of support and condolences from state officials and the public reflects the appreciation for Derbin’s dedication and sacrifice in serving and protecting his community. The memory of his bravery and commitment will not be forgotten, and his legacy will live on through the love and respect of those who knew him.

The tragic circumstances surrounding Officer Derbin’s death serve as a reminder of the dangerous and unpredictable nature of law enforcement work. His senseless killing has brought together law enforcement agencies and the community in a united effort to apprehend the suspect and hold him accountable for his actions. The impact of this loss on Derbin’s family, colleagues, and loved ones is immeasurable, and the mourning process will be a long and difficult journey. As the investigation unfolds and the manhunt for Vaughn continues, the hope for justice and closure remains a guiding light for those affected by this devastating event.

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