Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Chad Irwin, age 40

Fatally shot on August 18, 2016 in Citrus Heights, California.

Chad was killed by a deputy after he allegedly lunged at him with a knife.

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