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Suspect hospitalized after standoff, shooting at officers in Moultrie

Officer Involved Shooting
Posted at 10:49 AM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-04 12:38:20-04

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WTXL) — A suspect has been hospitalized in Tallahassee after am hours-long stand off led to an officer-involved shooting in Moultrie.

According to an ABC affiliate in Albany, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Moultrie.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded after receiving 911 call about a man threatening his father and another person with a knife. When officers arrived, the suspect confronted them with a deer rifle.

WALB reports officers tried for hours to get the man to put the gun down, but he refused to comply and fired a shot at officers. Officers then returned fire, hitting the suspect once.

The suspect was admitted into a Tallahassee hospital in stable condition.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for details.