Dalton Police investigate incident outside 911 dispatch center

Whitfield County, GA (WDEF)- The Dalton Police Department is investigating a suicide that occurred Saturday morning in the parking lot of the Whitfield County 911 Center.

It happened at 804 Professional Boulevard in Dalton just after 10:30 am. 

According to Dalton Police, the initial investigation indicates that the estranged wife of one of the 911 dispatchers arrived at the center, to discuss their impending divorce. The pair were talking in the parking lot of the center. While still seated in the driver’s side of her pickup truck in the parking lot, she shot herself. 

EMS responded but she was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The name is not being released at this time pending next of kin notification. 

We will keep you updated as more information becomes available. 

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