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11/29/2012 2:34:36 PMOfficer Involved Shooting

Dunwoody Police involved in shooting

On 11/28/12 at approximately 6:20 P.M. Dunwoody Police officers observed a vehicle driving recklessly through the parking lot of 41 Perimeter Center East. An officer attempted to pull the vehicle over and a pursuit was initiated. During the pursuit, the suspect refused to stop and drove recklessly through parking lots and on several streets disregarding the safety of pedestrians and the public.

At Ashford Dunwoody Rd at Perimeter Center East, the suspect vehicle rammed several cars. Two uniformed officers on foot approached the vehicle and attempted to stop the suspect from fleeing. The suspect continued to strike other cars moving back and forth. Fearing for the safety of the motoring public, pedestrians and the officer’s safety, an officer fired one shot at the suspect. The suspect struck additional cars and was able to continue through traffic and turned onto Perimeter Center East.

The suspect’s vehicle struck a light pole in front of Savannah Park Apartments on Perimeter Center East and was stopped.

Officers immediately detained the suspect and rendered first aid until DeKalb Fire/EMS arrived on scene. The suspect was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital for emergency care where he was subsequently pronounced deceased.

The officer involved in the shooting has been placed on paid administrative leave which is in accordance with departmental procedures. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the investigation at the request of the Dunwoody Police Department.

The decedent is 34 year old, Bradley Almy of Marietta.

The officer involved in the shooting is Sergeant Jason Dove who has served with the Dunwoody Police Department since its inception in March 2009.

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11-29-12 Officer Involved Shooting PDF


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