Paulding Deputies exchange Gunfire with Suspect on Sunday Morning

November 20th, 2022 – 9:05 PM

Paulding County Sheriff’s Office –

Paulding County Deputies were involved in a shooting Sunday morning at 9:54 AM. The shooting stemmed from a traffic stop that took place at the intersection of Macland Road and Bobo Road.

When Deputies performed a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle, gunfire erupted between the suspect and Deputies. The suspect then fled the scene and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended at West Memorial Drive adjacent to Bolton Furniture within the city limits of Dallas. An additional exchange of gunfire occurred, and the suspect was eventually taken into custody. The suspect was then transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The identity of that individual was not released at the time of this report. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident further.

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