Officer Involved Shooting In McIntosh County Georgia -Rickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Feb 26 2019 9:22 PM
MCINTOSH COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) - Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in McIntosh County on Tuesday.
The incident happened around 9:20 a.m. on I-95 southbound at mile marker 61, impacting traffic in the area for nearly four hours.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), preliminary information indicates that a Georgia State Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Sasha Ann Pishko of Clermont, Florida.
GBI says Pishko managed to drive off, hitting the trooper with her vehicle.
The trooper fired multiple rounds into the vehicle and Pishko managed to drive a short distance before wrecking.
According to the GBI, Pishko was pronounced dead at the scene. The trooper, who has not been identified, suffered minor injuries.