12:44 p.m.: GBI officers have arrived on the scene. There have been 80 officer-involved shootings in Georgia this 12 months, in keeping with the company. In 2016, the GBI investigated 77 officer-involved shootings.
12:41 p.m.: One officer was taken to Atlanta Medical Center South, and the opposite was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, Channel 2 Action News reported. One was shot within the neck and the opposite was shot within the leg. Both wounds are thought of non-life-threatening, police stated.
12:21 p.m.: The incident occurred because of a reckless driving site visitors cease, police stated. There is not any extra risk to the encompbading space, Channel 2 reported.
Jacob Bailey (Credit: Clayton County Sheriff’s Office)
UPDATE [12:14 p.m.]: The suspect is useless, Maj. Chris Matson of the Forest Park Police Department stated. His physique was discovered behind the home the place the capturing occurred.
LATEST CONFIRMED INFO:
– 2 officers shot in Forest Park
– Both non-life-threatening accidents
– Active search in space for suspect(s)
– 1 in custody, others could also be on the run
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ORIGINAL STORY: Two Forest Park officers had been shot Wednesday simply south of Forest Park Middle School, police confirmed.
There is an energetic seek for the alleged shooter, recognized as Jacob Bailey by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.
Both officers suffered non-life-threatening accidents, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Media: #GBI brokers are en path to the capturing incident in Forest Park on the request of the Forest Park Police Department.
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The center faculty is on lockdown.
The GBI is en path to the scene, spokeswoman Nelly Miles stated.
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