Man Involved in Deputy Shooting Out of The Hospital, Now Behind Bars

A man injured in a deputy involved shooting is out of the hospital and now in jail.

38 year old John Martin was released from Athens Regional hospital at 1 PM this afternoon. At 1:30 PM, he was already locked up in the Oconee County Jail.

Corporal Adam Thrower and two other deputies responded to a domestic violence call at Martin’s home last Wednesday night. The suspect drew his weapon when the officers arrived. Thrower fired at Martin, which wounded him.

Martin is charged with:
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Neither bond nor court date has been set for Martin. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is still looking into the case.


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