NC Shooting : Hendersonville Deputy Ryan Hendrix Killed by Robert Ray Doss Jr

By John Okoro | September 11, 2020

NC Shooting : Hendersonville Deputy Ryan Hendrix Killed by Robert Ray Doss Jr.

A western North Carolina deputy died from injuries Thursday afternoon following an early morning shootout that left the gunman dead.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department announced Ryan Hendrix, 35, died after being shot in the face, according to a statement posted online on September. 11, 2020 by ABC 11

Ryan Hendrix served the sheriff’s office for eight years, since 2012. He was a former Marine and had two young children: a 9-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son. He was also a member of the SWAT team and a field training officer.
Police said Hendrix approached Robert Ray Doss, a wanted parole violator, who was sitting in a pickup truck across the street from the home.
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NYPD @NYPDchaplains Chaplains Unit wrote 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of

@SheriffHCSO Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix who was shot and killed in the line of duty. May God grant him eternal peace. #NeverForget


The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.



Lorenzo Jimenez
Blessed are the peace makers for they will be called sons of God. You served others before yourself and God honors that. Rest In Peace with the Lord. Thank you for your service, may God comfort, give your family peace and strength to go forth.

Leila Romero wrote
Rest In Peace, Sir! 🇺🇸 Thank you for your excellent service.
Our deepest sympathy to the families of Deputy Ryan Hendrix
From Emerald City Seattle.

Saundra Dixon wrote
Rest in peace young man God bless your soul Prayers for the family Thankyou for your services

Kandy Rick Cooper wrote
Thank for his service an be praying for the family loss of her husband

Clara Brown wrote
My condolences to the family, friends, coworkers, and to his community for his dedication and his service. May you R.I.P. Deputy Ryan Hendrix

Wilton Lewis wrote
R.i.p and RISE IN GLORY. You have done well good and faithfull servant. May the almighty keep watch over your family. Keep them safe.

Billy Lenton wrote
You have my my deepest apologies because I can’t describe how you feel and I believe your hausband was doing what he loved again I apologise and may God bless you and your family and keep you in his mighty Arms

DeVonae Wallace wrote
This is sad. Thank you for all that you have done while here on earth. May the Heavens open up and welcome you with open arms. May your image go untarnished by those with hate for people who wear that uniform. And may the All Mighty watch over your family and give them strength through this dark time.

Adrian Chum Jones wrote
When I say Thank you, I mean it from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so much for your service, and I wish nothing but comfort for your family and close friends.

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