UPDATE: Tyler Henderson, 25, was taken into custody Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Thomas County, the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office said. Read more.
THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued a Blue Alert for Tyler Keith Henderson, saying he shot two deputies of the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office around midnight Monday/Tuesday in Ochlocknee.
GBI warned the public of the fugitive who is on the run following the south Georgia shooting, FOX 5 Atlanta reported.
Law enforcement authorities described Henderson as 5-foot-10, 212 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark-colored jogging pants and light-colored tennis shoes. He also has tattoos on his arms and neck.
Officials said both wounded deputies are in stable condition and expected to survive. Further details were not made available as the manhunt proceeds.
Henderson is a convicted felon, officials said, although his criminal history was not outlined.
The U.S. Marshals Service has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to Henderson’s arrest, according to FOX 5.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Thomas County Sheriff’s Office at 229-225-4151.