MONROE, Ga. (CBS46) A 911 hang up call led to an officer-involved shooting at a hotel in Monroe Monday night.
Monroe Police say 911 dispatch received a hang-up call around 9:19 p.m. from the Haven Inn on West Spring Street in Monroe.
When officers arrived on scene, they found 35 year-old Chad Joyner involved in some sort of dispute with hotel employees. Joyner, who in a Jeep at the time, allegedly accelerated towards the officers.
One of the officers then fired shots at Joyner, striking him at least twice. He was taken to Athens Regional Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
No officers were injured.
This is the 76th officer-involved shooting in Georgia in 2019.
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