UPDATE (CBS46) — A suspect wanted for a June 8 murder, died after being shot by Georgia State Police on Interstate 85 Wednesday afternoon.
According to DeKalb PD, Terrell Gas, 36 of Lithonia, allegedly shot two women on Tuesday, killing one and injuring another. The woman who was injured remains in the hospital.
Police said at approximately 2:20 p.m., DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit officers and Georgia State Patrol troopers located Gas at an apartment complex in College Park, Georgia.
Gas had outstanding arrest warrants for both murder and aggravated assault stemming from an incident the day prior in DeKalb County.
As officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Gas, he fled and did not stop. Georgia State Patrol troopers pursued Gas, and his vehicle went down an embankment near the area of Old National Highway and the entrance ramp to I-85 north in Fulton County.
Gas ran out of the vehicle with a gun. During the incident, Georgia State Patrol troopers shot Gas. He was transported to a local area hospital where he died.
A Georgia State Patrol trooper suffered a non-life threatening injury during the incident and is being treated at a local area hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.
Full story details below.
ATLANTA (CBS46) — Georgia State Patrol have confirmed that they have been involved in an officer-involved shooting on the south side of Atlanta.
GSP tells us the incident took place this afternoon near the I-285 and I-85 interchange, south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
We do know that one person has been shot by GSP, according to a spokesperson, however, we do not know the circumstances surrounding the shooting at this time only that the incident stemmed from a vehicle pursuit.
GSP says there was an exchange of gunfire on scene but no trooper was injured in that exchange. It is unclear if any trooper was injured during the pursuit.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says they have been notified and requested on the scene, but did not provide any other detail.
CBS46 has a a crew on the scene in South Fulton County and will provide updates as soon as they come in.