OC sheriff's deputies honored for bravery under fire

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- Medals were given to 45 Orange County sheriff's deputies Thursday for showing courage on the job.

Among the honorees were three deputies who were shot at by a suicidal man with an assault weapon and who managed to take him into custody without injuring the suspect or themselves.


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Three deputies were among 45 honored for bravery by the Orange County Sheriff's Department.



To hear about the April 27, 2016 incident that deputies Leith Chacon, Anthony Franco and Juan Lopez responded to, watch the video above.
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