On Sunday, October 1, 2023, around 6:00 pm, Troopers from Post 16 Hazlehurst were requested by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office to assist with a barricaded gunman.  The Department of Public Safety (DPS) SWAT Team responded to the scene, where they located the subject, which resulted in shots being fired.

This incident is being investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).  Please contact the GBI at [email protected] for more information.


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