The Latest: 3 killed, 2 officers hurt in Georgia standoff
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) – The Latest on Georgia standoff that left three dead, two officers hurt (all times local):
Police are identifying a teenage boy, his pregnant mom and the gunman they say killed them both and wounded two police officers before turning a gun on himself.
Henry County police Capt. Joey Smith on Friday identified the victims as 16-year-old Arkeyvion White and his mother, Sandra White, who was more than eight months pregnant. Police identified the gunman as 47-year-old Anthony Tony Bailey of Atlanta.
The standoff began Thursday morning, when two Georgia police officers were shot and wounded.
Police say the two officers were responding to a domestic disturbance when they came under fire by Bailey, who then barricaded himself inside the house. A standoff ensued for the next 15 hours before police forced their way into the house and found the bodies before dawn Friday morning.
Authorities in Georgia say a standoff that began when two officers were shot and wounded has ended with a 16-year-old boy and a pregnant woman killed by a gunman who then killed himself.
Henry County police tell news outlets two officers responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday morning were shot and wounded by the gunman, who then barricaded himself inside the home in McDonough, which is outside Atlanta. A standoff ensued and lasted until early Friday.
Police Capt. Joey Smith says the officers were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and he doesn’t believe they shot the man.
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