GBI: Man shot, killed after firing at Brunswick officer during chase

Police in Brunswick shot and killed a man they say fired at officers during a chase Saturday evening.

Charles Eric Moses Jr., 33, was pronounced dead in a hospital following the incident, which happened on Grant Street shortly after 5:30 p.m., according to the GBI.

A Brunswick officer spotted a car traveling down the road at “a high rate of speed,” the GBI said. Police came across Moses while trying to find the car, officials said. When Moses saw the officers, he ran away, investigators said.

Police chased Moses, and the man reportedly fired “numerous shots" at an officer. An officer returned fire, striking Moses.

An investigation is ongoing.

The investigation is the 71st of its kind that the GBI has opened this year.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution also tracks officer-involved shootings that don’t involve the GBI, and those numbers sometimes differ from the GBI’s tally.