Following is the complete news release from the Grant County Sheriff's Office regarding Thursday's officer-involved shooting:

"On March 28, 2019, at about 2:42 P.M. Grant County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the area of Grant 213 and Grant 19 in reference to an armed disturbance.

 

"When deputies arrived they located fifty-eight-year-old Jerry Mauldin in the ditch with a gunshot wound to his leg. Deputies were assisting Mauldin with his injuries when the suspect, fifty-one-year-old Phillip Reynolds, opened fire on the deputies. Deputies were able to treat (Mauldin) and removed him to a safe location where he was transported by MEMS to a medical facility for treatment.

 

 

"A short time later the suspect engaged the deputies again and shots were exchanged, at which time the suspect (Reynolds) sustained gunshot injuries and retreated into a wooded area. After a short standoff (Reynolds) was taken into custody and transported by Med-Flight to a medical facility for treatment.

 

 

"While clearing the area and residence, deputies encountered a second victim, forty-five-year-old Patrick Massey, who had sustained fatal injuries prior to their arrival.

 

 

"At this time the suspect is being held with no bond for 2-counts of Attempted Capital Murder. Additional charges are anticipated as the investigation continues.

 

 

"No Deputies were injured, but are on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of the investigation. This is standard operating procedure for this type of incident."