Pickens County Deputies Wounded – Suspect Killed


Police are currently investigating and gathering information after gunfire exchanged tonight.  Two Pickens Sheriff Deputies were hit with non-life threatening gun shot wounds.  The deputies returned fire along with the Georgia State Patrol and the suspect was killed.

The altercation occurred at approximately 9 pm Saturday night, October 24th on Carver Mill Road in Talking Rock, GA after deputies responded to a domestic dispute. According to authorities two people had gotten into an argument.   Although details are not available,  the two people in the disagreement were not husband and wife.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate which is standard procedure for shootings involving police officers.   Lt. Kris Stancil with the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office told us no other information available at this time.  FYN will update as more information becomes available.



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