At least one shot was fired from inside Lewis-Pelzer’s vehicle, according to the GBI. The agency did not describe the nature of the woman’s injuries but said one of the deputies was medically trained and was able to render aid until emergency personnel arrived.
No officers were injured.
According to Channel 2 Action News, Conyers investigators have evidence that connects Lewis-Pelzer and her car to the stabbing at the Motel 6. Further details on the homicide were not released.
The incident in Turner County is the 86th officer-involved shooting the GBI has been called to investigate this year, GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said. In 2017, the agency opened 88 officer-involved shooting investigations.
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Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes learned the two victims were close cousins who were always around each other.