Officer Involved Shooting

GBI: Investigates OIS in Cobb County

Release: On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, the Cobb County Police Department asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation. Preliminary information indicates that around 3:30 p.m., a Cobb County Police…

GBI investigation leads to arrest for drugs, firearm

Release: On Friday, August 13, 2021, Marquese Shavel Palmer, age 29, of Claxton, Evans County, was arrested following a drug investigation initiated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office (SRDEO).  The…

SC man in custody for Georgia shooting

Release: Update #2 (8/14/21): The suspect in custody has been identified as Larry B. Mackie, 33, of Graniteville, SC.  Mackie is also a suspect connected to a shooting in Aiken, South Carolina & Richmond County,…

GBI Investigates shooting at a Georgia high school

Release:  On Thursday, August 12, 2021, the DeKalb County School District Police Department asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation at Lithonia High School.  The early investigation indicates that…

GBI Investigates OIS in Whitfield County

Release: On Monday, August 9, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation. The early investigation indicates that at approximately 11:33 p.m., Whitfield…

Cobb Co. traffic stop leads to chase, Officer…

Release: On Monday, August 2, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Powder Springs Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting. At the intersection of C.H. James Parkway and Brownsville Road…