2 dead inside North Ga. motel room after police shoot suspect, GBI says

An officer-involved shooting in North Georgia has ended with two men dead.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said police shot and killed a man that had just shot another man inside a motel room.

Toccoa police officers said the shooting happened at the Regency Inn on West Currahee St. on Tuesday.

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Officers said they found the victim inside one of the motel rooms and the second man found inside the room still holding a gun.

Police told the suspect to drop his gun, but when he did not, officers shot him.

Officers gave first aid to both men, but both were pronounced dead at the motel, according to the GBI.


Investigators said the suspect visited the victim at the motel, but are still working to learn details on what led up to the shooting.

No officers were hurt during the incident.

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Neither of men’s identities have been released.