Jacob Gordon Thompson

Georgia State Patrol officer charged with murder after shooting 60-year-old

Georgia State Patrol officer charged with murder after shooting 60-year-old

The GBI has arrested a Georgia State Patrol Officer who who shot and killed a 60-year-old earlier this month after a brief chase. The GBI has arrested 27-year-old Jacob Gordon Thompson on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault. He will be booked into the Screven County Jail. Officials say the investigation supports the charges and is active and ongoing. Thompson has been terminated from the Georgia State Patrol. In a news release, officials with the state patrol said Thompson was fired due to his  “negligence or inefficiency in performing assigned duties; or commission of a felony.” Thompson was hired…
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