Suspect in Georgia Police Officer’s Death Shot, Killed

Washington Free Beacon | 10/22/2018 | Aryssa Damron
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Two days after a Gwinnett County police officer was killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle, a manhunt ended in the death of suspect Tafahree Maynard, according to officials.

The 18-year-old suspect faced charges of felony murder and aggravated assault after the Saturday afternoon death of Officer Antwan Toney.

Maynard - Hiding - Home - Monday - Morning

Maynard was found hiding in a shed behind a home on Monday morning and was fatally shot by responding officers after he refused to obey police commands, officials said. Officers tasered the suspect and then shot him after they determined he was displaying a weapon, officials said.

On Saturday, the 30-year-old officer was responding to an anonymous 911 call of a suspicious vehicle near a school, possibly with individuals smoking marijuana inside. When Toney and another officer approached, the individual inside the car began shooting, and Toney was shot and killed, according to official reports. The individuals fled the scene, which triggered a...
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