Suspect ID'd in officer-involved shooting along I-75


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News has learned the identity of a man shot by Clayton County police on Interstate 75 Thursday.

A source from the GBI said 47-year-old Michael Clifford Garmon of McDonough was the man who died after he allegedly tried to grab the gun from a Clayton County police officer.

Police said the officer confronted Garmon after he was spotted trying to break into an abandoned car on I-75 near old Dixie Highway Thursday morning.

The officer was not injured.

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