HABERSHAM COUNTY SHOOTING: Ex-cop Anthony Giaquinta was found dead after shooting the sheriff and deputy in Habersham county, Ga. The suspect’s wife was also killed. Police responded to the home in Cornelia on a domestic violence call.
The sheriff has been identified as Joey Terrell. The deputy has been identified as William Zigan.
Capt. Mark Perry with the Georgia State Patrol said, “We have a domestic situation turned deadly. We have one deceased subject in the residence. The active shooter has entered the woods.” “As EMS and law enforcement arrived, he started shooting at Habersham County Sheriff’s deputies. Two have been wounded. At this point it doesn’t appear serious.”
Anthony Giaquinta, 41, was fired from the Gainesville police department. He and another man were found dead late Sunday.
Sheriff Joey Terrell’s department was in the spotlight when a 19-month-old toddler was critically wounded after SWAT officers threw a flash-bang grenade into his playpen during a raid on a Habersham home.