On Saturday, January 7th at approximately 3:15 p.m. two deputies from the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office responded to a mobile home park on Bird Road after being notified of a physical domestic in progress.

Upon arrival the deputies learned the offender had assaulted his elderly disabled father. The victim had visible injuries.

Deputies attempted to arrest the offender for family violence and he physically resisted arrest. Both deputies deployed their tasers in an attempt to subdue him.

The offender then produced a handgun at which time shots were fired. At least one or more shots were fired at the deputies and the offender was struck multiple times.

Both deputies were uninjured and the offender is deceased. Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is on scene at this time and will be the lead agency conducting the investigation of this incident.