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Georgia Hostage Situation Over, Gunman Dead

Georgia Hostage Situation Over, Gunman Dead

(Gwinnett County, GA)  --  A hostage situation involving Georgia firefighters is now over.  Five were originally called to the scene northeast of Atlanta on a medical call.  One was eventually let go.  The suspect was killed in a confrontation with officers as they entered the home to end the standoff.  None of the firefighters were hurt.  

One officer suffered a single gunshot wound to the hand in the exchange.  Authorities say the suspect was demanding his utilities be turned back on.  At least one source said he faked a heart issue to get the responders to the scene. 

 

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