Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Releases Information about America’s Best Value Inn Shooter, SWAT Action.



Shortly after midnight, on 5-11-22, Coweta E-911 received a call in reference to a welfare check at America’s Best Value Inn.. When Deputies arrived, they located a female in a room with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. 

Deputies cleared the scene, and EMS personnel stabilized the patient and airlifted her to an Atlanta area hospital where her condition remains unknown. 

The suspect was located in the immediate area. Coweta SWAT was deployed to the scene and was able to take the suspect into custody without further incident. 

Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are currently on the scene of the incident. 

This is an ongoing investigation, there are no suspects at large. Updates will be provided as they become available.  

– Coweta County Sheriff’s Office

Additional Information

Toby Nix, the Public Information Officer for the CCSO also confirmed that Deputies were alerted to the suspect’s location by other guests at the Red Carpet Inn and that Washington had been unarmed when in the room. Nix added that the gun believed used by the suspect in the shooting has been found in the parking lot of the hotel.

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