CANTON, Ga. - Cherokee County Sheriff's officials say deputies responding to a domestic dispute shot a suspect, who later died from his injuries.
Deputies found the unidentified suspect outside the home at 320 Hideaway Acres firing a 45 caliber handgun and ordered him to drop the weapon, according to a Cherokee County Sheriff’s statement. When he refused, he was shot by deputies.
Cherokee officials said three deputies involved in the incident have been placed on routine administrative leave with pay, pending a GBI investigation.
Suspect dies after deputies shot him in domestic dispute
Man accused of holding teen captive for more than a year denied bond
GSU police chief arrested on DUI charges
Teenage son of former Braves player on life support after baseball injury
11-year-old girls having sleepover injured in drive-by shooting