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GBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cook County

Officer-Involved Shooting
Posted at 5:01 PM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 17:01:00-05

COOK COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Agents are looking into an officer-involved shooting in Cook County. 

The Georgia Bureau of Investigator said that on Sunday they were called by the Cook County Sheriff's Office to investigate an officer involved shooting.

They said that preliminary information from law enforcement showed that around 5 p.m., the Ashburn Police Department tried to stop a car going southbound on I-75 in Turner County.

The driver, later identified as Erin Hogue, refused to stop and was chased into Cook County. 

The Georgia State Patrol assisted in the chase, finally ending the chase in Adel.

When officers tried to remove Hogue from the car, he pulled out a hangun, which resulted in him being shot by a Turner County deputy. 

Hogue was then arrested and transported to Tift Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cook County Sheriff's Office at (229) 896-7471.

GBI is continuing to investigate.