CUMMING, Ga. — A man suspected of sharpened and wounding a Georgia sheriff’s emissary killed himself after an armed deadlock with officers, authorities pronounced Sunday.
The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office pronounced in a matter expelled Sunday night on its Facebook page that “the conditions has been resolved,” and that the think had taken his own life. The matter pronounced no additional deputies or other people had been injured.
Area news media reported the emissary was shot in a resolution in the northern partial of the county, about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta.
The emissary suffered leg wounds and was taken to a internal hospital where he was being treated for “non-life melancholy injuries,” the sheriff’s bureau pronounced in a news release.
The emissary was questioning a report of a domestic reeling when he was shot, the sheriff’s bureau matter said.
“Upon arrival, deputies were attempting to get the theme to come outward to pronounce with them when they came under poignant gunfire from the residence. Deputies returned the gunfire,” the matter said.
The sharpened triggered an hours-long standoff.
The sheriff’s bureau pronounced its negotiators and SWAT group members converged on the scene, along with officers from adjacent counties, and the residence was surrounded.
Officials speedy area residents to stay in their homes until the occurrence was resolved.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was also called in to assist.
The think hasn’t been identified, according to CBS associate WGCL-TV in Atlanta.