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UPDATE: Officer sent to hospital after taking suspect into custody

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UPDATE: A Georgia man was arrested for assaulting two Walker County deputies early Thursday morning.

Officials responded to the Endeavor Pointe Apartments around 3:00 a.m., on reports of a prowler in the area.

Upon arrival, deputies found 32-year-old Jimmie A. Goins with a large kitchen knife in his possession. When commanded to drop the knife, Goins ran into a family member's home.

Officials followed Goins into the home, where he resisted arrest and fought with deputies. One deputy suffered a minor injury during the incident, and was treated at Cornerstone Medical Center.

Goins was arrested and charged with obstruction, aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer, probation violation, and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.


PREVIOUS STORY: Two officers in Walker County responded to a call of a prowler and one was sent to the hospital early Thursday morning.

Details are still limited at this time. We are not told yet which department the officers worked for, but one received a taser probe in his hand when taking a suspect into custody.

This happened in Rock Spring.

The officer did go to the hospital as a precaution.

Stay with Channel 3 as we are following this story very closely and will bring you updates as they become available.

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