Officer Involved Shooting in Cook County

August 6, 2017

Adel, GA:  On Saturday, August 5, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region Four Office was requested by the Adel Police Department to investigate an officer involved use of force incident.
Preliminary information from law enforcement agencies indicated that on August 5, 2017, at approximately 11:18 p.m., the Adel Police Department received a 911 call of an armed robbery at the Adel Food Mart located at 615 N. Hutchinson Ave., Adel, Georgia.
Officer Joshua Weeks was the first to arrive on scene. Officer Weeks encountered a subject, later identified as Jermaine Alexander Davis, 44, exiting the store. Davis shot at Officer Weeks which resulted in Officer Weeks firing his weapon. Officer Weeks received a non-life threating gunshot wound to the temple. Davis fled the scene and was arrested a short time later by Adel Police Officers, Cook County Deputies, and Lowndes County Deputies. Davis was transported to the Cook County Jail.

Anyone with information or video of the incident is asked to contact the Adel Police Department (229-896-2224 Ext 1308) or the GBI Douglas Office (912-389-4103).

The GBI will continue its independent investigation to determine what occurred during the incident.  When the investigation is complete, it will be turned over to the Cook County District Attorney's Office for review.

Special Agent in Charge Mark A. Pro | Douglas | (912)389-4103