ADAIRSVILLE – According to Interim Police Chief Arnold E. Gillman, on July 22nd, 2014 an Adairsville patrol officer fatally shot a perpetrator at approximately 12:45AM.
The patrol officer was injured by the perpetrator and treated at a nearby hospital.
In accordance with departmental procedure, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called in to investigate the shooting.
As per standard practice the patrol officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
No further details are available at this time pending family notifications and due to the on-going nature of the investigation.