With lines of American flags waving lazily in the breeze, kilted officers piercing the silence with sounds of bagpipes and snare drums and scores of law enforcement officials quietly weeping, Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy Carl Koontz was brought Tuesday to his final resting place at Albrigh…

Funeral, burial, visitation, flag ceremony, procession, prayer vigil, press conference, and Rose Ride for Deputy Carl Koontz who was killed in the line of duty on Sunday.

On our website, we asked our readers to leave their tributes for Howard County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Carl Koontz, 26, who was killed in the line of duty March 20. Here are the responses we received:

The original goal for the GoFundMe page, set up for the family of Howard County Sheriff's Deputy Carl Koontz on Sunday was $1,000. Donations started pouring in. That goal was passed in fewer than two hours.

Only a day after being released from an Indianapolis hospital, Howard County Sheriff's Sgt. Jordan Buckley spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since Sunday’s shooting in Russiaville, an incident that claimed the life of his friend and partner, Deputy Carl Koontz.

On a day that included the identification of the man suspected of fatally shooting Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz and the release from IU Methodist Hospital of Sgt. Jordan Buckley, Koontz's partner early Sunday morning, the fallen law enforcement officer was brought home to rest.

The person accused of fatally shooting Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy Carl Koontz was revealed by police Monday morning to be 25-year-old Evan Dorsey, a man who began exhibiting criminal behavior shortly after his 18th birthday.

The Marion County coroner and Howard County coroner offices Monday provided preliminary autopsy information for the cause and manner of death of Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz and suspect Evan Dorsey.

Howard County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Jordan Buckley has been released from Methodist Hospital. Buckley will be participating in the procession to bring Deputy Carl Koontz, killed in the line of duty, home to Kokomo.

INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence on Sunday directed that flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff following the announcement that Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy Carl Koontz was killed in the line of duty.

The Howard County Board of Commissioners - Paul Wyman, Tyler Moore and Brad Bray - put out the following statement regarding the shooting of Howard County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Jordan Buckley and Deputy Carl Koontz early Sunday morning: 

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