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Sheriff: deputies kill suspect during arrest attempt in Grady County

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Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 10:22 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Grady County deputies shot and killed a suspect during an arrest attempt Monday night, according to Grady County Sheriff Harry Young.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Monday in the area of Pierce Chapel Road, according to the sheriff.

The suspect allegedly escaped deputies and hopped into a patrol car, driving the vehicle towards the deputies. The sheriff said that’s when law enforcement opened fire.

No member of law enforcement was hurt in the incident, Sheriff Young said.

The case is now under GBI Investigation, according to a GCSO spokesperson.

This is a developing story. Stay with WCTV for the latest information.

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