School Security Expert News – Man Brandishing gun shot by Columbus State University Police Officers

Police Chief Rus Drew from the Columbus State University Police Department in Columbus, Georgia confirmed that a suspect had been shot and killed by Columbus State Police.  Chief Drew told reporters that the man was shot and killed after a foot chase.  According to reports, Columbus State Police responded to a report of a man with a gun and the man fled when officers arrived.  Initial reports indicate the man may have pointed a gun at officers before he was shot.  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent investigation of the incident as is a common practice for officer involved shootings in Georgia.

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About Michael Dorn

Michael Dorn serves as the Executive Director of Safe Havens International, a non-profit school safety center. The author of 27 books on school safety, Michael’s campus safety work has taken him to 11 countries over the past 34 years.