Donald Gordy

Donald Gordy, 38, of Burnsville, Ga. 

A man suspected of shooting a sheriff’s deputy in Georgia was arrested in St. Clair County Sunday night.

Donald Gordy, 38, of Burnsville, Ga. is suspected of shooting a Lamar County Sheriff’s Officer Saturday night. Deputy Justyn Weaver was responding to a call of a suspicious person when he was met with "numerous shotgun blasts" and the suspect fled in a white pickup truck.

Gordy was located in St. Clair County thanks to flock camera according to the Pell City Police Department and taken into custody on I-20.

Lamar County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy Weaver suffered injuries to the face and arm and was flown to an Atlanta hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery.

Gordy is being held at the St. Clair County Correctional Facility until extradition.

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