RANDY Weaver, the man who had an 11-day stand-off with federal agents in 1992 passed away on May 11, 2022.
The stand-off resulted in the death of his wife and 14-year-old son in the mountainside of their Idaho home.
Weaver was arrested in 1989 for selling counterfeit guns, but a wrongfully given court date resulted in a fiery standoff between federal agents and his family.
When Weaver failed to show up in court in 1992, a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Nearly a year and a half later, FBI agents surrounded Weaver's home and when they were detected by the family's dog, the agents shot the animal and began shooting at Weaver's son, Sam.
The shootout left Sam, who was 14 years old, dead, alongside US Marshal William Degan.
The following day, Weaver's wife, Vicki, was shot in the head by an FBI sniper while she held their 10-month-old daughter in her arms.
Weaver turned himself in 11 days later and was charged with killing Degan, but a jury indicted him.
He ultimately served 16 months in jail for the original gun charge but following the horror that shook Ruby Ridge, where the family lived, stayed with Weaver until his dying day.
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