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Suspect dead in Douglas shooting

SOURCE: Coffee Co. police scanner SOURCE: Coffee Co. police scanner
SOURCE: Coffee Co. police scanner SOURCE: Coffee Co. police scanner

Police say the suspect in a shooting was found dead inside an apartment after he shot two women in a separate unit at Eastwood Apartments.

According to Douglas Deputy Police Chief Brannen Pruette, GSP entered unit B1 at Eastwood Apartments in Douglas around 1:00 a.m. Saturday.

Once inside the apartment they found 51-year-old Curtis Bernard Wallace deceased due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Chief Pruette reported that Wallace shot and killed his wife Katherine Wallace.

The other victim of the shooting was taken to Coffee Medical Center and has been released. Chief Pruette reports she was grazed by a gunshot. 

The Georgia State Patrol SWAT team showed up shortly after 11:00 p.m. Friday at a standoff with a suspected murderer in Douglas.

Douglas Police say the man shot two women in one unit then ran to another and locked himself in. 

Police evacuated nearby apartments, but not the entire complex.

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