Video of the shooting was streamed to Facebook, Ricketson said, and officials are working to retrieve it. Another video shows the incident from a distance with narration.
The officer was not wearing a body camera and there is no dashcam footage of the incident, Ricketson said. Officials spoke to witnesses who confirmed what happened.
The deputy’s name has not been released.
In Carrollton, U.S. Marshals were attempting to arrest Richard Harden at a home when he pointed a gun at his head and at police, Miles said in a release. An officer responded and shot Harden multiple times, Miles said.
Harden was wanted for being a non-registered sex offender. Officials also wanted to speak to him about a missing person case.
He was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he will be treated for his injuries.
In Forsyth, few details were available on an incident in which a man threatened deputies with a weapon, according to the Macon Telegraph.
Richard Treadwell, 40, was shot twice at a home on Johnstonville Road, the newspaper reported. He was taken to the hospital and his condition is not known.
Three deputies were there during the shooting. Their names have not been released.