UPDATE: GBI releases name of man shot by officers in Chattooga County

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Chattooga County, Ga. – On Monday, April 10th the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to investigate an officer involved shooting in Chattooga County, Georgia.

Preliminary information from Chattooga County authoritiesindicates that officers from the Chattanooga U.S. Marshal’s Office and the Atlanta U.S. Marshal’s Office Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force were attempting to arrest Thomas Zane Campbell, age 31, in the 3000 block of Halls Valley Road, Trion, GA.

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Campbell was shot during the attempt to arrest him and was life flighted to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN with serious injuries.

Campbell was recently convicted in Catoosa County on possession of firearm by convicted felon.

The GBI is in the early stages of this investigation.  When the investigation is complete, it will be turned over to the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit for review.




CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – Several agencies, including Chattanooga Police were on the scene to assist in the investigation of a police involved shooting Monday afternoon, April 10th.

Walker County Sheriff and Chattooga County Sheriff tell media that the US Marshals were on the scene in order to arrest a fugitive.

The fugitive shot a fire arm that was obtained at the scene, before being shot and taken to the hospital by Life Force.

The fugitive is said to be in stable condition.

No information on the officer will be released at this time.


CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) -Multiple agencies are responding to what appears to have been a SWAT situation in North Georgia.

US marshals and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation joined local and state agencies to reports of an officer involved shooting in Trion, Georgia.

Life Force came to the scene on Halls Valley Spur and retrieved the individual that was shot.

Sources say the officer was not harmed.

News12’s Brian Didlake is at the scene now gathering more information.