GSP Trooper shot following chase, I-75 shut down at Delk Road

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COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Investigators say a Georgia State Patrol trooper has been shot on Interstate 75 near Delk Road.
Channel 2 Action News confirmed that trooper was shot at the end of a police chase.

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NewsChopper 2 is overhead and showed at least two people were being worked on by medics at the scene.
A source told Channel 2’s Ross Cavitt that the trooper was shot in the stomach and arm.
Police are diverting traffic off of I-75 south at S. Marietta Parkway to clear way for the investigation.

Channel 2’s Jason Durden said for drivers to use U.S. 41 to get around the backup on I-75.
Durden has learned the trooper was taken to Kennestone Hospital.
The Governor’s office confirmed to Channel 2’s Lori Geary the trooper was concious. They also said the suspect was also shot.


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