Georgia, GA – The suspect was accused of shooting the deputy to death, taking his patrol car and leading law enforcement on a massive police chase.”>
The suspect was accused of shooting the deputy to death, taking his patrol car and leading law enforcement on a massive police chase.
CORDELE, GA — An Unadilla man is facing charges after authorities say he shot and killed a Crisp County deputy, stole his patrol car and led a police chase through multiple counties early Wednesday morning.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified the deputy as Tyee Browne, 26, of Macon.
Authorities said Browne was checking on a stolen truck around 3:40 a.m. that had been left in the middle of the road near the 1300 block of Highway 280 West.
The GBI said while Browne was checking the truck, 25-year-old Croshawn Cross, of Unadilla, shot Browne and sped away from the scene in Browne’s patrol car. Browne later died at a hospital, the GBI said.
“Prior to leaving the scene, responding Crisp County deputies fired shots at Cross,” the GBI said in a news release Wednesday.
Cross was accused of leading law enforcement on a pursuit through multiple Georgia counties. The GBI said Cross was eventually arrested on Interstate 475…