Milledgeville, GA (September 9, 2020) – On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at approximately 5:04 a.m., the GBI was requested by the Milledgeville Police Department to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation at Oconee Greenway Park in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, GA.
Preliminary information indicates at approximately 1:40 a.m., a burglary occurred at the Jet #61 gas station, which is located on North Columbia Street in Milledgeville. A BOLO was issued for the vehicle shortly after the burglary. At approximately 4:00 a.m., a Milledgeville PD officer recognized the vehicle matching the BOLO at the Jet #29 gas station, which is located on E. Hancock Street in Milledgeville. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, at which time a chase ensued and the vehicle wrecked in the woods shortly thereafter. The officer heard a loud noise and discharged his duty weapon, striking Antonio Craig Martin, 50, of Atlanta. Martin was airlifted to Navicent Health in Macon, GA, where Martin is in stable condition. At this time, no weapon has been located.
The GBI will conduct its independent investigation. Once complete, it will be turned over to the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for review.