Faile: Mayer’s actions at traffic stop gave deputy little choice

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By Greg Summers

When it comes to the officer-involved shooting death of 55-year-old Ingrid Mayer on April 24, Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile said Deputy Glenn Reams had little choice.

“It’s unfortunate that Ms. Mayer chose to commit these acts forcing Deputy Reams to defend himself with deadly force,” Faile said in a release issued late Friday, May 2. “He and the other officers (deputies Luke Bundrum and Shane Black) on scene were faced with a deadly situation where a suicidal suspect was attempting to harm them and herself.”

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