An officer was shot in the head and two others injured in a police chase early Monday morning, according to WGCL-TV, a subsidiary of CBS Atlanta. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations tweeted it was called:
At the request of Georgia State Patrol + the Carrollton Police Department, our agents responded to an OIS in Carroll County. We are working on collecting details. pic.twitter.com/pajKi2iP7m
– GA Bureau of Investigation (@GBI_GA) April 12, 2021
NewsTalk 1330 WLLB said the Georgia State Patrol started a chase in Bremen around 4 a.m. that led to Carrollton. Shots were fired and an officer was hit in the head, the station says. He was flown to a hospital near Atlanta for life, where his condition was unknown. WLLB said he was reportedly “able to speak”.
The chase continued to Villa Rica, where at least two other police officers were injured. It wasn’t clear how. Their terms were unknown.
There was no word about one or more suspects.
– This is a developing story. Keep checking back for the latest details.
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