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Sheriff Roundtree addresses officer shooting on Lumpkin Road



In a media conference held at the Sheriff’s Office Friday morning, Sheriff Richard Roundtree addressed the officer-involved shooting incident Thursday afternoon on Lumpkin Road, currently being investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

“Yesterday at approximately 4:10 p.m., Crime Supp...

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  1. This woman placed her five-year old child in harms’ way. She’ll show up in court soon pleading for mercy because she has to be there for her baby. It’s also notable that Officer Jones shot her in the leg, so the child would not be harmed. I would consider this woman a menace to society — one that should not be on Augusta’s streets for a long, long time.

  2. We shall see if the Augusta Judicial Circuit does their job, or if the Press Release was, as someone else said, just simply lip service. Extremely pleased that both LEOs were ultimately okay. Replace Tarpley’s vest. While it did its job, it still hurts.

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