GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Millen
Millen, GA (December 8, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the GBI was requested by the US Marshals Service to investigate an officer involved shooting.
Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 3:44 p.m., the Millen Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service were in the area of Herndon Street and Williams Street, Millen, GA, searching for Larry Jackson, age 29, who had active warrants for events that took place on the previous date during a domestic dispute. Two Deputy U.S. Marshals located Jackson near Herndon Street after a foot chase with officers from the Millen Police Department. During the confrontation, one of the Deputy U.S. Marshals fired his weapon, striking Jackson. A weapon was found at the location where Jackson was shot and treated by EMTs. Jackson was transported to Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta where is in critical condition.
No officers were injured during the incident.
The GBI will continue its independent investigation. Upon completion, it will be turned over to the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for review.