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GBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Adel

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an officer was shot while responding to an armed robbery. / MGN Online

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an officer was shot while responding to an armed robbery.

The Adel Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Adel Food Mart in the 600 block of North Hutchinson Avenue just before 11:20 p.m. Saturday.

Officer Joshua Weeks was the first to arrive on the scene, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Officer Weeks encountered 44-year-old Jermaine Alexander Davis exiting the store.

Davis shot at Officer Weeks which resulted in Weeks firing his weapon.

Officer Weeks received a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the temple.


Davis fled the scene and was arrested a short time later by Adel Police Officers, Cook County Deputies, and Lowndes County Deputies.

Davis was transported to the Cook County Jail.

Anyone with information, or video, of the incident is asked to contact the Adel Police Department (229-896-2224 Ext 1308) or the GBI Douglas Office (912-389-4103).

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