Marietta police: Officer shoots man waving rifle on roof of home, GBI investigating – WSB-TV Channel 2
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MARIETTA, Ga. — A person was shot by police at a Marietta dwelling after a name a few disaster Saturday night, in accordance with the Marietta Police Division.
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Marietta firefighters responded to a medical name at a house on Frances Avenue round 10:30 p.m.
Based on officers, the caller instructed dispatchers that his son was in a disaster and suicidal.
When firefighters arrived, they discovered a person on prime of the roof with a rifle.
Emergency responders sought cowl and contacted Marietta Police. As soon as officers arrived they discovered and recognized the person waving a rifle as a 25-year-old.
Authorities stated the suspect was given verbal instructions to drop the weapon however he didn’t comply. As a substitute he raised it and pointed it on the officers.
Officers fired, hanging the suspect earlier than he dropped the rifle. He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening accidents. Neither the officers nor anybody else have been injured throughout the incident.
The incident has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
In case you or anybody you know is in want of assist, you possibly can contact the Nationwide Suicide and Disaster Lifeline at 988. The Lifeline supplies 24/7, free and confidential help to folks in misery, as effectively as prevention and disaster sources.
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