Authorities say a gunman has been hospitalized after being shot by police in Columbus. Officials say police responded to calls Monday afternoon about a shooter firing from a vehicle on the side of Interstate 185.
Bibb County District Attorney David Cooke will file no charges against the Macon police officer who shot and killed 49-year-old Sammie Davis Jr. on the afternoon of December 21. Facts that Cooke revealed at a news conference Tuesday cast a different light on information that has stoked outrage and racial tension in Macon for months.
Jamie Hood walked out of an apartment late Friday night shirtless and surrounded by five of the nine adults and children he had held captive for hours as he negotiated with federal, state and local authorities. It was a prime-time ending to a four-day manhunt around this quiet college town for Hood, who authorities say killed one police officer and wounded another Tuesday.