Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Stasyuk:
“Anne and I extend our deepest condolences to Deputy Stasyuk’s family, loved ones and colleagues and ask all Californians to keep them in your thoughts during this difficult time.”
Deputy Stasyuk, 27, was fatally shot this afternoon while responding to a disturbance at a business in Rancho Cordova. Another Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured during the incident and is recovering.
Deputy Stasyuk was a 4-year veteran of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
In honor of Deputy Stasyuk, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.