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The man accused of shooting police is dead, police say

UPDATE 11:29 am: Tafahree Maynard, the man accused of shooting and killing a police in Gwinnett County Saturday, is dead,…

UPDATE 11:29 am: Tafahree Maynard, the man accused of shooting and killing a police in Gwinnett County Saturday, is dead, officials told Channel 2 Action News.

UPDATE 11:22 AM: A media briefing is scheduled to be scheduled until 1

1: 30 at Southern The area has been delayed.

UPDATE 11:13 AM: A man accused of shooting and killing a Gwinnett County police’s Saturday has been located, officials said to Channel 2 Action News. Tafahree Maynard’s state is unknown.

There is a major police presence on Hewatt Road in Snellville, the news station reported.

ORIGINAL STORY: The search for a man accused of shooting and killing a police at Gwinnett entered his third day Monday when officers trafficked the area near her mother’s home.

Just before 9 o’clock the Gwinnett police said the 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard in the Snellville area had been “credible” for the past 12 hours.

SWAT crews are featured at Cordite Loop in Snellville who are close to where members of the Maynard family live, Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Jake Smith told reporters Monday morning. Officials believe he is in that area.

A SWAT team was at Cordite Loop in Snellville Monday morning. JOHN SPINK / [email protected]

Police believe Maynard shot the shot that killed 30-year-old Gwinnett County police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday afternoon.

“We’re kind to take away our resources as much as we can,” Smith said on Maynard, who last participated in the Shiloh High School in February 2017.

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There is a “good chance” that the police can find Maynard alive, “Smith said. When Maynard was seen, he was in “relatively good health“, but he could have an injury on his hand, Smith said.

The one who sees Maynard should call 911 and not approach him, the police said.

Another suspect Isaiah Pretlow, 19, of Snellville, was arrested late on Saturday night by US marshals and was charged with aggravated assault. He was booked at the Gwinnett County Detention Center just before 6:30 am Sunday and held unbounded according to prison posts.

He and Maynard were together when Toney was called to investigate a “suspicious vehicle” near Shiloh Middle School in unincorporated Snellville, according to police.

Toney shot as they approached the car, officials said. He was taken to the Gwinnett Medical Center, where he was named dead.

Toney, the fourth Georgian officer killed by shooting this year and 45th nationwide, was just a few days away from his three-year anniversary on police force when he was killed.

Visits are scheduled at 14.00 and 18.00 Tuesday at Crowell Brothers Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Peachtree Corners. Toney funeral is scheduled for 11.00 Wednesday at 12Stone Church, 1322 Buford Drive, Lawrenceville.


Police are still looking for a suspected after that a Gwinnett officer was killed in the tullline on Saturday.

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