A frightening story coming out of Valdosta, Georgia where Stephen Paul Beck (22) placed a fake 911 call to report a car break in at the Three Oaks Apartment complex. When the officer arrived the attacker opened fire which started a gun fight where both the shooter and police officer were hit. Both are expected to survive. The officer has been identified as Randall Hancock. He was shot at least three times according to Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress. One of the gunshots hit the officer in the stomach below his protective vest.
The police chief refused to connect this incident directly with the Dallas shooting but said “You start to wonder, but any motive of why this happened this morning, it would be speculation.”
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