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Police & Fire
The Cherokee County SWAT sniper didn't want to kill the 16-year-old, Capt. Joe Satterfield says, but "we can't control a suspect's actions."
The following arrest information was supplied by the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. It does not indicate a conviction.
A 24-year-old man from Marietta died from a head-on collision with an SUV on Bascomb Carmel Road Wednesday afternoon.
This is the 911 recording from Lisa Messina, the mom of the 16-year-old boy who was shot by the Cherokee SWAT team Tuesday evening. Be advised that this material is mature and contains adult language.
"Our worst fear is this young man gets free in that neighborhood with a loaded .357 magnum," said Sheriff Roger Garrison of the 16 year old who was killed after holding his mother hostage in Towne Lake.
A male Golden Retriever Mix with a long, golden coat is ready to be adopted from the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
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