Update: Murder suspect shot by deputy after he crashes into several cars in Walton County


Update 3/13/2022 from WCSO Social Media

“The Walton County Sheriffs Office, Georgia Bureau of Investigations and the Wrightsville Georgia Police Department continue to investigate the incident that led to the Deputy involved shooting that occurred yesterday. William T Parrott, deceased, is the suspect of a homicide that occurred in Wrightsville, Ga as well a homicide in Walton County. Parrott is also the suspect for the multiple vehicle collisions on Highway 81 that led to the Deputy involved shooting incident. We are saddened for the impact on both communities and for the tragic loss of life.”

WCSO Facebook Post

Update: WCSO reported the following information on Social Media.

“Walton County Sheriffs Office is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting on Highway 81 at Robertson Road. Highway 81 will remain closed for some time. The incident stemmed from a call of a person using his vehicle to ram other vehicles near the scene. All Walton County Deputies are safe.”

WCSO Facebook Post

WALTON COUNTY, GA (Saturday, March 12, 2022 8:45 p.m.) – Walton County Sheriff’s Office public information officer, Maj. Scott Whisnant, confirmed that at this time Highway 81 is shut down due to law enforcement activity. Whisnant said they are currently investigating a scene on Highway 81.

At this time no other information is available. Post will be updated when more information is made available.

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