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Man Dies in Police Shooting After U-Haul Chase in Bulloch County


A man was killed in a police shooting following a high-speed chase in Bulloch County on Thursday. The incident began with an armed robbery report and ended when the suspect allegedly drove a U-Haul truck toward deputies.

🚔 What’s Happened:

  • The chase began after a reported armed robbery at a Marathon gas station in Statesboro.
  • Police say multiple attempts were made to stop the U-Haul, including stop sticks and a PIT maneuver.
  • The suspect allegedly drove towards deputies after the truck crashed, prompting officers to open fire.

🔍 Between the Lines:

  • The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent investigation of the shooting.
  • The suspect’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
  • No deputies or troopers were injured during the incident.

🏛️ Next Steps: The GBI will submit its findings to the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for review once the investigation is complete.

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