The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released additional information Tuesday morning pertaining to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Hall County Monday afternoon.
According to a press release from the GBI, deputies with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, officers with the Gainesville Police Department and a GBI agent went to a home on Brand Drive at about 2 p.m. to arrest Jason William Grindle, 34, on outstanding warrants.
Grindle was armed with a handgun when officers encountered him outside the home. Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies then exchanged fire with Grindle and he was shot.
Medical aid was rendered to Grindle until EMS arrived. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released then taken to the Hall County Detention Center.
No officers were injured in the incident.
Grindle was wanted on a number of felony arrest warrants including aggravated assault, home invasion, armed robbery and exploitation of an elderly person out of Stephens County. He also was wanted on a Hall County Superior Court arrest warrant. The GBI said additional charges against Grindle are anticipated following the shooting.
The GBI will conduct an independent investigation of the shooting. Once the investigation is complete, the case file will be given to the Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office for review.
This is the 29th officer-involved shooting the GBI has been requested to investigate in 2023.
Original story published Monday at 5:22 p.m.:
A Gainesville man wanted on multiple felony arrest warrants suffered injuries in a confrontation with law enforcement in northwest Hall County Monday.
Deputies with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office along with officers from the Gainesville Police Department and an agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation went to a location in the 2400 block of Brand Drive around 2:15 p.m. to serve warrants on Jason William Grindle, 34.
As law enforcement approached Grindle in the backyard of the residence, he allegedly presented a handgun. HCSO deputies then fired on Grindle. According to a press release, initial reports indicate Grindle was struck more than once. Grindle was also talking and alert when an ambulance arrived to take him from the scene of the incident. No officers were injured in the incident.
Grindle was being sought on a number of felony arrest warrants including aggravated assault, home invasion, armed robbery and exploitation of an elderly person out of Stephens County. He also was wanted on a Hall County Superior Court arrest warrant.
The GBI is leading the investigation into the shooting.