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Car passenger gets in shoot-out with deputies, authorities say

(File) According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a man has been arrested after he...
(File) According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a man has been arrested after he allegedly shot at deputies from a moving car Sunday afternoon.(WBTV File)
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 6:50 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a man has been arrested after he allegedly shot at deputies from a moving car Sunday afternoon.

Deputies say it all happened around 4:30 p.m. Deputies were in a vehicle pursuit of a Ford Fiesta on Tobacco Road. Deputies say the passenger, 24-year-old Olajuwon Williams, began firing shots at the deputies in pursuit.

Deputies say the Fiesta then hit two cars on Meadowbrook Road. Williams and the driver were apprehended by deputies after they allegedly attempted to run from the scene.

Williams is charged with aggravated assault and other various charges. The driver was ultimately released and will not be charged.

As for the two cars they hit during the pursuit, deputies report the people inside suffered only minor injuries.

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