Georgia police officer dies after on-duty shooting

November 9, 2021 GMT

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer has died after being shot last week.

Atlanta area news outlets report that Henry County police on Monday night announced the death of Officer Paramhans Desai.

Henry County police have identified a suspect as 22-year-old Jordan Jackson, who was still at large. Police announced a $30,000 reward leading to the successful arrest and indictment of Jackson.

Officials said Desai was shot last week after answering a domestic disturbance call.

Desai joined the Henry County department in 2020. He had worked for the Georgia Department of Corrections and DeKalb County Police. He is survived by his wife and two young children.