Multi-agency police chase results in death of one person

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Published: Jul. 30, 2022 at 2:45 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a police chase that resulted in the death of a wanted person.

Just before 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, the sheriff’s office was involved in a chase while pursuing 40-year-old Shane Lord.

Deputies say Lord had active warrants for aggravated stalking and other crimes.

The chase spanned from Richmond County into Burke County. Deputies say a spike strip was deployed to stop Lord’s vehicle.

Lord died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound shortly after.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia State Patrol assisted with the investigation. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.

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