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UPDATE: Centerville officer out of surgery, standoff with suspect over

Jeremy Mashuga, courtesy: CPD
Jeremy Mashuga, courtesy: CPD
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12:00p.m. Special agent J.T. Ricketson said the police officer was shot twice. He was shot in the abdomen, and then again in the foot while fellow officers were administering First Aid. "There was a male subject that came out of the residence and started basically opening fire," said, Ricketson.

8:00 a.m. GBI agents confirm Perry Baggett is under arrest following a 10-hour standoff in Centerville. Baggett is accused of shooting Offficer Jeremy Mashuga when he responded to a domestic violence call. Mashuga survived the shooting.

2:30 a.m. Centervile Councilman Justin Wright said the first thing officer Mashuga asked about was his wife after surgery. He's fortunate so many law enforcement agencies came out to help. He said the community wants the standoff to end peacefully.

2:00 a.m. Update: The GBI told WGXA News the Centerville Officer shot Friday night was responding to a domestic violence call at the time.The agency is not releasing any other information until the standoff ends. Houston County Sheriff's Office Lt. Brian Blanton said the suspect's name is Perry Baggett of Centerville, 45. A city leader said the officer shot is Jeremy Mashuga. He's out of surgery and expected to be okay.

12:30 a.m. UPDATE: A Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) unit truck has arrived on scene where an officer was shot in Centerville.

WGXA crews say they heard several shots fired in the area around midnight Friday.

Houston County, Peach County and Bibb County deputies are also on the scene.


UPDATE: A Centerville city leader has confirmed that a police officer has been shot.

The city leader said that the Centerville officer has been taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.


HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. -- There's a large police presence in Centerville on Vanessa Dr.

There are multiple agencies, including Bibb County deputies, assisting at the scene.

People who live on Vanessa Dr. say they can't go down their street and are being turned around.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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