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Tyler James Wicks, 30
Augusta, Georgia
June 22, 2015

Agencies: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia

Last updated: 5 months ago

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released information surrounding an officer involved shooting on Blueberry Circle.

Around 10:20 p.m. Monday deputies were called to Blueberry Circle in reference to a subject with a gun. Deputies said the suspect, Tyler James Wicks, threatened to shoot a law enforcement officer on the scene.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, deputies gave several commands for the subject to drop the rifle he was carrying but he refused. That's when one of the deputies fired his firearm at Wicks.