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Report: Catoosa County standoff ends with suspect's death

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CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. -

A standoff with an armed man in Catoosa County that lasted for several hours Wednesday ended with the death of the suspect, according to WTVC-TV.

The station reports that Alonzo Hood was wanted for Aggravated Sexual Battery and 3 counts of Child Molestation.

Hood reportedly exchanged gunfire with officers at one point Wednesday afternoon, prompting a large police response that was seen by many motorists on Interstate 75.

WTVC-TV says the surrounding roads were blocked for hours and neighbors were evacuated.

 

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