Police Officer Chase Maddox was shot and killed while assisting two deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office serve a warrant at a home on St. Francis Court.
The deputies had gone to the home to arrest the subject for failing to appear in court on a traffic violation. The man refused to cooperate and the deputies requested assistance from the Locust Grove Police Department.
Several minutes after Officer Maddox arrived at the scene the officers attempted to take the man into custody. The subject opened fire on the officers, killing Officer Maddox and wounding both deputies before being shot and killed.
Officer Maddox had served with the Locust Grove Police Department for five years. He is survived by his expectant wife and one child.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief of Police Jesse Patton
Locust Grove Police Department
3758 Highway 42
Locust Grove, GA 30248
Phone: (770) 957-7055