UPDATE: GSP trooper, suspect in Trenton shooting identified
A chase suspect has been shot by a Georgia State trooper in Trenton Thursday evening.
It happened on Highway 136 near Bethune's Garden Center.
Sheriff Ray Cross confirms a GSP trooper shot a suspect.
The GBI says Trooper Joe Geddie tried to pull over the suspect, 31-year-old Brandon Anthony Vitier, but he would not stop.
The GBI says Vitier led Trooper Geddie on a short chase. The GBI says Vitier eventually pointed a gun at the trooper through his car window, causing the trooper to shoot the suspect several times.
Vitier has been taken to a local hospital for treatment. He is stable but in critical condition.
The GBI is investigating the incident.
Channel 3's records show a lawsuit claiming excessive force was filed against Trooper Joseph Geddie in August of 2017.
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