Information that we know at this time indicates the following:
At approximately 11:40 pm on Saturday, April 20, ACCPD responded to a
Peeping Tom call at a residence on Hull Road. ACCPD arrived and spoke to the
victim who identified a suspect. ACCPD officers made contact with the suspect, an
adult white male, at his nearby residence. The suspect brandished a shotgun at
the officers. One officer, fearing for their life, fired their weapon. ACCPD began
rendering first aid to the victim. EMS arrived and transported the victim to a local
hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The identity of the adult male is being withheld pending notification of the
family. The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave with pay in
accordance with department policy.
In accordance with our standing policy, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation
has been called to investigate the officer involved shooting.