Man accused of shooting Ga officer turns himself in

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The gentleman accused of shooting a Georgia law enforcement officer and a different person all through an armed theft at a buying heart has turned himself into police.

Arterio Lerente Crumbley, 25, surrendered late Wednesday, just hrs after police named him a suspect. Even so, he claims authorities have accused the incorrect man.


Clayton County police officer Ryan Richey and a further male have been shot for the duration of an armed theft soon just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, FOX 5 Atlanta reported.

An hours-very long manhunt ensued. 

A Georgia police officer was shot on Wednesday afternoon while responding to an armed robbery call. 

A Ga police officer was shot on Wednesday afternoon though responding to an armed robbery phone. 
(Clayton County Law enforcement Division)

Law enforcement described Crumbley as being 5-feet-11-inches tall, weighing about 158 lbs, with black hair, and brown eyes. Investigators reported he was previous witnessed sporting an orange and yellow hooded sweatshirt, orange and yellow sweatpants, and black and white sneakers.

Crumbley advised FOX 5 investigators although the person in the mug shot law enforcement shared on social media is him, the gentleman witnessed in dressed in yellow within the keep is not.


“He said he was in Fayetteville all day, nowhere near the criminal offense scene. Crumbley admitted to owning a troubled earlier and used to dwell in an apartment complex guiding the strip mall where the shooting took spot, but he has given that moved to Fayette County. He claimed he is making an attempt to change his lifestyle all-around, which is why he turned himself into authorities,” FOX 5 reports.

Crumbley advised FOX 5 he believes he did have a probation violation that wanted to be cleared up, but professed his innocence in the shooting.

Meanwhile, the Clayton County Law enforcement Department has not unveiled facts on Officer Richey’s ailment. He was rushed to Atlanta Professional medical Middle wherever he underwent operation immediately pursuing the incident Wednesday.

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Officer Richey was released from the clinic just immediately after 9:30 p.m.

The other victim in the taking pictures, who has not been recognized, is anticipated to get well.

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