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Officer Involved Shooting

Villa Rica, GA -- On 01-31-14 at 7:21 PM Officers responded to Berry Dr at Ashbury subdivision due to the reports of shots being fired. Upon arrival the officer found two subjects near a car parked in the roadway. During the investigation the officers noticed another subject standing just inside the wood line. As the officers began ordering the subject to show his hands, the subject pointed a handgun at the officers. Officer returned fire and the subject ran through the woods into the subdivision.
 
The subject was later located inside the subdivision and after a short standoff was taken into custody. A handgun was discovered where the subject was found. Due to the officers being involved in the shooting the investigation was conducted by Carroll Co. Sheriff’s Department.
 
The subject was identified as Lorenzo Crowder, 36 years old, from Carrollton Ga. Crowder was charged with four counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and other charges were pending at the time of this press release. No one was injured during this incident.
 
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