Ga. Deputy Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Barricaded

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TROUP COUNTY, Georgia — A Troup county Sheriff’s deputy was struck by gunfire while conducting a welfare check Monday.

The suspect is now barricaded in a home on Jackson Street.

SWAT has set up a perimeter.

According to WSB-TV, the deputy ‘was hit in the forehead, elbow and waist by pellets from a shotgun.’

The wounded officer was taken to a hospital where he is expected to survive.

Stay with Breaking911 for developments.