Hoeven Statement on Mercer County Sheriff Deputy Killed in The Line Of Duty

BISMARCK - Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after the death of a Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputy in the line of duty last night:

“The events in Mercer County last night are a stark reminder of the heroic actions of our law enforcement officials each and every day. Deputy Paul Martin made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our community, and Mikey and I send our sincerest condolences to the Deputy Martin’s loved ones and the entire Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. We are praying for comfort and peace for all those impacted by this tragic event.”