JACKSON, Ga. — Law enforcement officials in central Georgia are looking for a man they say shot and wounded a Jackson police officer.
Jackson Police Chief James Morgan tells local media that Officer Sherry Hall was doing a routine patrol early Tuesday when she saw a man sitting on the side of the road.
Hall went to confront the man and he became aggressive and shot her. The bullet hit Hall in the abdomen area of her bulletproof vest.
Authorities are asking for assistance as they investigate a weekend homicide.
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the slaying of Eugene Brown, 23, of Franklin Street, to contact investigators at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.
About 3 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1900 block of Second Avenue and discovered Brown dead from at least one gunshot wound.
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