published Monday, October 17th, 2011

Officer-involved shooting in Calhoun, GA

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The Calhoun office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations is conducting an investigation into an officer involved shooting in Calhoun, GA.

Subsequent to a motor vehicle chase and motor vehicle accident which occurred on Harris Beamer Road in Calhoun Georgia, the driver of the suspect vehicle exited the vehicle and ran.

A brief foot chase ensued involving the police and the driver of the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle then fired a shot at the officer with a shotgun and the officer returned fire.

The driver of the vehicle was injured by the gunfire and was subsequently flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tn. for further treatment for the injuries.

The Calhoun PD officer was not harmed during the incident. Names of the involved persons are not being released at this time.

The office noted that it is normal for the Bureau to conduct investigations whenever local officers have used force to apprehend subjects.

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esaletnik said...

I like how the TFP uses police lingo in their headlines. It's like watching COPS.

October 17, 2011 at 9:21 a.m.
biglotto said...

Clear him quickly so he can go back to duty,give him some ammo and atrip to the range.

October 17, 2011 at 9:39 a.m.
rolando said...

More taxpayer money wasted on a wannabe cop killer. Pity he didn't die in his attempt to escape.

Double-tap center of mass then, if still attacking, one [or more] to either the head or the groin [femoral artery], your choice.

Kudos to the officer. Great job.

October 17, 2011 at 1:21 p.m.
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