(Brunswick, GA) – According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, off duty police officer Aldrid Spaulding was alerted to a violent domestic assault and battery in progress last Monday evening.
Upon investigating, Spaulding saw David Bell actively stabbing a woman outside of an apartment complex. Spaulding immediately opened fire on Bell, striking him.
Officials confirmed that Bell died at a nearby hospital while undergoing treatment, while the victim was in stable condition and is expected to survive.
Spaulding has been placed on temporary leave while the investigation takes place, standard practice in an officer involved shooting.