Ga. man shoots and wounds two deputies, kills self
NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — Newton County officials say two sheriff’s deputies have been hospitalized with wounds after a standoff with a man later found shot to death.
Lt. Tyrone Oliver of the Newton County Sheriff’s Department said the deputies were shot on Monday when they approached the man’s home after receiving a call about a suicide threat.
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