Moultrie officer injured in Sunday shooting incident

Man arrested in connection to shooting incident
Moultrie police responded to Cocomo Inn and Suites on 1st Avenue about a wanted suspect. Police...
Moultrie police responded to Cocomo Inn and Suites on 1st Avenue about a wanted suspect. Police said the suspect had multiple felony arrest warrants.(WALB)
Published: Aug. 28, 2022 at 9:41 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2022 at 12:23 PM EDT
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MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - An officer was injured in a shooting incident that occurred Saturday night, according to the Moultrie Police Department.

Moultrie police responded to Cocomo Inn and Suites on 1st Avenue about a wanted suspect. Police said the suspect had multiple felony arrest warrants.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) on Monday identified Glen Taylor, 56 as the suspect. The GBI said he was staying at the motel.

Police said when they tried to make contact with the suspect, he fired at the officers. The officers returned fire and the suspect barricaded himself in his room.

One officer was injured during the incident. The officer was treated and released. The GBI said the shots fired by the officer did not hit anyone.

Taylor was arrested Sunday morning following the barricade situation, according to the GBI. He was taken to Colquitt County Jail.

The GBI is still investigating the incident.