The Gist: A police shooting occurred in Hall County on Saturday, following a reported domestic dispute. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, David James Umpmreyville was shot and killed after a confrontation with law enforcement.
The Details: Police say Umpmreyville’s wife escaped their home after being assaulted, leading to deputies being dispatched to their residence. Per the GBI, Umpmreyville later appeared nude and armed, and was reportedly belligerent and uncooperative. After an hours-long standoff, he allegedly fired out of his residence and pointed his gun at officers, which police claim led to the shooting.
By The Numbers:
- 89th police shooting in Georgia in 2023 investigated by the GBI
- Incident began around 6:45 a.m. on the 6500 block of Samoa Way
What’s Next? The GBI’s independent investigation will lead to a comprehensive review by the District Attorney..