A suspicious person call turned into a shootout between a suspect and three Walker County deputies in the Mission Ridge area of Rossville, Ga.
The initial responding deputy attempted to question the suspect, a 16-year-old white male, at the intersection of Mission Ridge Rd. and Johnson Rd., but the suspect fled south on Mission Ridge Rd. turned and fired one shot in the direction of the deputy.
The deputy called for backup and began searching for the suspect on Shaver Ln with a K-9. The suspect fired a second shot toward the deputies and the deputies returned fire, shooting four times.
The suspect was hit in the buttocks and detained by the K-9. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Sheriff Steve Wilson has requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate the deputies involved shooting.