DALTON, Ga. (CBSDFW/AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in the recent shooting of a Georgia sheriff’s deputy has been captured.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation tweeted late Wednesday that Texas fugitive Dalton Potter was in custody.READ MORE: Former West Mesquite High School Football Player Aaron Lowe Fatally Shot In Utah
Authorities surrounded Potter outside the town of Resaca in northwest Georgia, where they said he shot a man earlier Wednesday.READ MORE: 'What More Would I Want?' Dallas Cowboys Trumpeter Freddie Jones On Entertaining Fans
Noah Cloer said his father Eddie Cloer fired back despite being shot in the arm and grazed in the head.
Investigators said Potter had fled into the woods after firing multiple shots Monday night at Whitfield County Sheriff’s Deputy Darrell Hackney, who was saved by his ballistic vest.MORE NEWS: Denton Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Woman In Wheelchair
(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)