Friday, January 20, 2017
GA: Gunfight with Homeowner, Vehicle Stolen, Gunfight with Deputies and Troopers
The GBI says the driver left the area, entered a home in Tyrone in neighboring Fayette County and was shot at by the homeowner. The man then stole the homeowner’s vehicle.
Fayette County deputies began chasing the man, and Coweta deputies and state troopers set up a roadblock at the Fayette/Coweta line, where the man wrecked the vehicle.
The GBI says the man got out of the vehicle and shot at officers, who returned fire. The man died from his injuries. No officers were injured.