Man takes patrol car, is shot in attempt
January 14, 2014 04:01 PM | 2470 views | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A man was shot by deputies after he stole a patrol car and then escaped on foot near the intersection of Highway 92 and Neese Road in Woodstock Tuesday afternoon, police say.

Cherokee County deputies had a call about a suspicious man at Baxter’s Grocery and when they responded, the man jumped into a patrol car and attempted to run the deputy down with the car, said Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Jay Baker. The deputy shot at the vehicle and the man was hit in the incident.

Baker said that the man had outstanding warrants against him at the time.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation is headed to the scene. The man’s name has not yet been released. Authorities said the man was believed to not be seriously injured in the incident and was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Baker said.
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January 15, 2014
Glad the Officer was not physically hurt.

On the other hand, how many Public Safety personnel does it take to do the on-scene paperwork?

Based on the videos and photos and many hours of traffic backup, I'd say all of them. And at a pace that would rival the DMV.
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