Deputy released from the hospital after Sunday shooting


ROSSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) – Authorities say the Walker County Deputy shot last night in Rossville has now been released from the hospital.

The man suspected of shooting him remains in critical condition.

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case of the confrontation Sunday Night.

They say it happened after 9 PM at a home on Clair Street.

A deputy was responding to a domestic call and found 47 year old Sherman Travis Thomas sitting on the porch with a gun in his lap.

The officers say he fired first, hitting Sgt. Thomas Agredano multiple times.

He and another deputy returned fire.

Both were taken to the hospital.