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A father remembers his fallen son


Jared Krutke found his calling at an early age.

He tagged along with his father, Gary, one afternoon when he was 14 years old to the local gun range.

Gary was able to convince one of his friends in letting Jared shoot a machine gun for the first time.

The results were instantaneous.

"He was hooked," Gary said, who has been a Prescott Police Officer for the last seven years.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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