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Grady Co. deputy wounded by ricochet

Grady County, GA (WALB) -  A Grady County Sheriff's investigator is hospitalized with a gunshot wound and other injuries after fellow deputies opened fire on a suspected truck thief.

Investigator Daniel Singletary was shot in the leg.  Investigators believe he was hit by a fellow deputy's ricocheted bullet.

Around 1:00PM, deputies began chasing a Dodge Dakota driven by Phillip Bevard.

"He'd been eluding us all day. We finally got him pinned up on Highway 188 coming out of a yard," said Sheriff Harry Young.

Bevard finally stopped on Highway 188 North, but when Officer Singletary approached the truck, Bevard tried to speed away. O

officer Singletary was hit by the truck and shot when another deputy opened fire. B

evard was also shot. He's in the hospital in Tallahassee. Investigator Singletary is hospitalized in Thomasville.

 

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