June 27, 2019 – A memorial fund has been established for fallen fFulton County Deputy Troy Chisum.
Illinois State Police say Chisum was responding to a battery and disturbance call about 2 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Avon, IL.
Multiple shots were fired and the sheriff’s office says 39-year-old Chisum was fatally wounded. He was a 4½-year veteran of the department and a paramedic.
42 year old Nathan Woodring of Avon was arrested Wednesday after an hours long stand-off and is being held in the McDonough County Jail.
Donations to the Chism family can be made at the following locations:
Mid America National Bank – Canton, Illinois
GoFundMe – “Deputy Troy Chisum Memorial Fund”
“Deputy Chisum was a four and a half year veteran of the Fulton County Sheriff’s
Office. He was a paramedic with the Fulton County (Emergency Medical
Association) EMA, was a member of the West Central Special Response Team, and
the ILEAS WMD/SRT Team, Region 6. On behalf of the Fulton County Sheriff’s
Office, I would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of
Deputy Chisum. Deputy Chisum dedicated his life to the service of his community.
His legacy and sacrifice will forever be remembered.”
– Sheriff Jeff Standard