As both symbol and beast, the lion has proven to be a source of fascination for man, woman, and child.The timeless awe in which human culture holds this animal can perhaps best be seen in the Ardèche Valley of Southern France.The sheriff said the deputies were airlifted to a hospital and both were in serious condition, but each was expected to recover after undergoing surgery.Sugarleaf Rastafarian Church leader Heidi Lepp said she received a call from church members who live on the marijuana farm saying a newly arrived worker had become erratic, was ripping up plants and holding a gun.
The sheriff said they had not identified the shooter nor determined if the deputies killed him or if he shot himself.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 with a BSE in Materials Science Engineering.
Changes to be announced before the end of the year might permit Rastafarians into the service for the first time.
The deputies were given permission to search the home and the gunman fired on the two who went inside while the third deputy took up a position at the backdoor.
The third deputy raced into the house twice to pull his two colleagues outside to safety.