“The officer fired shots and hit Richardson,” the state agency said.
He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, but police did not release his condition.
The residential area where the shooting took place was shut down during the investigation.
The GBI will conduct a probe into the shooting and those findings will be turned over to the Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for review.
Saturday’s incident was the 99th officer-involved shooting the state agency has been asked to investigate in 2023. At this point last year, the GBI had opened investigations into 108 such cases.
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