GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Loganville
Loganville, GA (August 4, 2019) – On Saturday, August 3, 2019, the GBI was requested by the Braselton Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting.
Preliminary information indicates that Braselton Police Department officers were searching for Aigon Andrew Wallace, 25, who was wanted for kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated stalking. At approximately 2:58 p.m., Braselton PD officers located Wallace in a parked vehicle in the Kroger parking lot at 910 Athens Highway in Loganville. When officers made contact with Wallace, he attempted to flee and resisted arrest. An officer tackled him and during the altercation, Wallace attempted to draw two knives from his pockets. One officer fired during the incident, striking Wallace.
Wallace was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center, but died from his wound. Two knives were recovered at the scene. No officers were injured during the incident.
The GBI will continue its independent investigation. Once complete, it will be turned over to the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office for review.
Natalie Ammons - Public Affairs Deputy Director