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Georgia police shoot man who led officers on a chase after allegedly stalking an ex-wife, the report said

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Georgia police shot a man Friday morning who was wanted for allegedly stalking his ex-wife and they said she pointed a gun at the Forsyth County deputies after a brief car chase.

The authorities say that there will be no officers were injured in the shooting, which took place on Brown’s Bridge Road and Raines ‘ Drive away. The two roads have been shut down in both directions before re-opening at 7 p.m., and Friday, as well as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation continued to probe the incident, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.

Deputies told Channel 2 Action News that they were originally called to the home of the suspect, his ex-wife at 3:20 a.m. on Friday. The woman told police her ex-husband was on her property, and she had a restraining order against him, according to the news station.

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Georgia police have been involved in a shooting incident on Friday morning, and in the course of carrying on a harassment suspect they say pointed a pistol at the Forsyth County deputies
(Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office)

The suspect left before police arrived at the woman’s home, but they spotted his vehicle on a nearby road. At some point, deputies lost sight of the car, before finally catching up with the weather, the Forsyth County sheriff’s spokesman Cpl. Doug Rainwater told the news station.

Rainwater told the outlet that, after a short pursuit, deputies threw out spike strips to slow the vehicle came to a stop on Brown’s Bridge Road.

The man exited his vehicle and allegedly pointed a gun at officers, but does not fire his weapon, according to Channel 2 News. One of the deputies fired a shot, striking the suspect, who was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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His condition was not immediately clear.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says that this will be the 70th shooting involving an officer that they have reviewed in 2019.

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Browns Bridge Road — is located at about 47 km north-east of Atlanta — was re-opened at 7 o’clock on a Friday, when the suspect’s vehicle was taken out of the game.

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