clear
Friday May 22nd, 2015 4:41PM

Suspect's name released in officer-involved shooting

By B.J. Williams News Director
GAINESVILLE - The woman involved in an officer-involved shooting early Tuesday morning in the city of Gainesville has been identified as 42-year-old Tracie Marie Dean of Oakwood.

Two officers were injured and a female suspect was shot following an early morning traffic stop on Skelton Road. GBI spokeswoman Sherry Lang said the suspect apparently did not have her headlights on, prompting the stop.

Gainesville Police Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said the incident started around 4:30 a.m.

"During that traffic stop, the individual attempted to elude officers," said Holbrook. "The individual did strike the officers involved, causing injuries to those officers."

Holbrook said that Dean was shot after she hit the officers with her vehicle and drove away.

Dean was found a short distance away in her vehicle, according to Holbrook.

Lang said she would not comment on the condition of the suspect.

The two officers apparently received minor injuries, although specific information about their injuries also was not released.

Lang said the investigation is ongoing.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia
After dominating much of the legislative session, a set of major ethics reforms is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
7:04PM ( 1 year ago )
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 4 hours ago )
Mobile home on Friendship Rd. destroyed by fire
A family of three has been displaced by an early morning fire at their home on Friendship Road in south Hall County.
10:29AM ( 6 hours ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 8 hours ago )
Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and call...
11:23PM ( 17 hours ago )
Former Hall employee arrested on meth-related charges
Hall County authorities have arrested a now former Hall County Parks Maintenance Supervisor on drug charges.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:46PM ( 19 hours ago )