Funeral service in Reno today for deputy killed in shootout

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015|9:57 a.m.

RENO– The U.S. Honor Flag has actually shown up for a funeral service in Reno to be provided to the family of a 30-year-old Carson City deputy who was killed over the weekend in a shootout responding to a domestic violence call.

Deputy Carl Howell’s funeral procession is arranged to pass the Capital in Carson City shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday movinged towards the 11 a.m. service at the downtown Reno Occasions Center.

Howell left behind a better half and 4 kids.

Sheriff Ken Furlong says they could not discover a big adequate place in Carson City to accommodate the crowd expected to pay last aspects to the nine-year veteran of his force.

Furlong says Howell was difficult enough to risk his life for others, however kind sufficient to take the hand of a youngster to walk across the street.

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