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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,252 $0 $7,252
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,252 $0 $7,252
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A01 08/19/2022 $7,252 $7,252 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 143989.015 Event: 02/19/2022Employee Is Killed By Gunshot
At 10:00 p.m. on February 19, 2022, an employee started his shift. He changed fr om his personal vehicle to a patrol vehicle. The patrol truck had markings, sire ns, and lights that identified him as a security officer. As a standard procedur e, the employee called, at the beginning of his shift, the video monitoring agen ts (dispatchers) on duty, confirming his location with GPS. At 11:00 p.m., a d ispatch agent contacted the employee, and notified him that five people were run ning in the parking lot. The employee went and checked the suspicious activity a t his worksite as part of his job duties, while driving his patrol truck. The en tire time he was on the phone with dispatch. When the employee went around the b uilding, he told dispatch that the individuals had run off, but were still on th e lot. At that time, he could not see them, because they had ducked down. The di spatcher told him that there was one person left behind. He pulled back his vehi cle and went to the other side of the lot, where the individuals had previously run towards. At that time, the dispatcher indicated to the employee that there w as one more person, and that s/he was approaching him from behind. Then, the emp loyee told the dispatcher he was shot. The employee suffered a gunshot wound to the chest while he was still inside the patrol truck. He was instructed to apply pressure to the wound until the police got there. The police arrived at the sit e, first Conyers Police then Dekalb Police. The employer was notified at 11:18 p m and arrived at the site at 11:24 when the employee was being transported to th e ambulance after receiving CPR. He was transported to the hospital, where he di ed from the injuries sustained from the gunshot.
Keywords: gun, gunshot, security guard
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1579861.015 Fatality Guards and police, excluding public service

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