PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Two Peachtree City Police officers were assaulted when responding to a domestic violence call early Sunday morning. Police got a 911 call from a 22-year-old woman's family asking for help because she was fighting with her 19-year-old boyfriend.
When police arrived and tried to break up the fighting, both the woman and the man attacked officers. Police said both suspects were impaired by drugs at the time. The 19-year-old man, identified by police as Samual Taylor, reached into one of the officers' holsters and fired his gun once. The bullet grazed someone else in the home, but they did not need to be taken to the hospital.
Officers tasered Taylor during the fight. The 22-year-old woman was identified as Yasmeen Griffin. Both she and Taylor were taken to the hospital for treatment. Once released they will be booked on several charges including aggravated assault, battery, and felony obstruction. Peachtree City Police said more charges may be pending.
The two officers involved are both expected to be okay. They were released from the hospital Sunday afternoon. One officer suffered a concussion and mild lacerations. The second officer may have a broken hand and also has mild lacerations.
Peachtree City Police say while domestic violence calls are relatively common, calls where the suspects involved are severely impaired by drugs are very unusual.