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Police chase ends with 2 arrests


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Two juveniles were arrested in an incident that began with a shooting and ended with a police chase.

It all began at around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday at Metropolitan Parkway and Rockwell Street in southwest Atlanta. Atlanta Police Capt. Terrell Griffin said an officer observed shots fired between a gray Dodge Grand Caravan and a red Jeep Cherokee.

Both vehicles tried to escape the officer. The Dodge crashed into a nearby duplex, while the Jeep kept going, Griffin said.

Two people were inside the minivan. Both managed to escape from police. Griffin said the minivan was reported stolen, and investigators believe the gunfire came from that vehicle.

A resident of the duplex, who did not want to be identified, said she heard a crash and found the minivan against the side of her house. She said the structure suffered interior damage, including a burst water pipe.

Clayton County armed standoff resolved


UPDATE:
The situation has been resolved and the roadways are open, according to a tweet from the Clayton County Sheriff's Office. Officials said the woman was taken in to custody without incident. No injuries were reported. No other details are immediately available. Refresh for the latest information.

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities say an armed elderly woman has barricaded herself inside of a home.

The incident is happening on Fielder Road between Highway 138 and Rand Road.

According to a message from the Clayton County Sheriff's Office, a gunman was holed up inside a home and refusing to come out.

Fulton Co. law veteran arrested in Clayton Co. sting


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A Fulton County Sheriff's Office captain is facing a charge of prostitution-pandering after an overnight sting in nearby Clayton County.

Walter Lee White was booked into the Clayton County Jail on Friday.

The Fulton County Sheriff's Office said that White was talking with internal affairs on Saturday.

"His status is undetermined at this time while command staff gather more information," Fulton County Sheriff's Office Public Affairs Officer Tracy Flanagan said.

The arrest was part of a multi-phase undercover operation - dubbed Operation Summer Heat - conducted at various locations in Clayton County and resulted in 22 arrests in all -- 12 men for pandering and solicitation of sex for money and 10 women for prostitution.

23 businesses were also cited for selling alcohol to underage individuals.

Mattie's call issued in Clayton County for missing child


RIVERDALE, Ga. -- A 12-year-old Clayton County boy who disappeared Wednesday evening has been found.

Police said Shaun Taraja Jasir McArthur was last seen at 2002 Chase Ridge Drive in Riverdale, Ga.

A Mattie's Call was issued for McArthur. It was canceled shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday. Details of his recovery were not immediately available.

Protest over euthanized dogs at Clayton County shelter


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) -- Protesters gathered in front of the Clayton County Animal Control headquarters Monday night, after dozens of dogs were killed last week. The animals were euthanized after they started to show influenza symptoms.

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The demonstrators want to know why the dogs were killed so quickly.

Protesters lined the road in front of the shelter, standing up for the dogs put down last week.

Clayton Co. euthanizes dogs showing signs of flu


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Clayton County leaders met on Friday to discuss the decision to kill dozens of dogs at their shelter.

Earlier this week, the dogs were euthanized after they started to show influenza symptoms, such as sneezing and coughing.

The shelter says they were killed to protect the remaining population, but have refused to answer any questions beyond that.

Several months ago, Gwinnett County had a problem with kennel cough. They chose to quarantine the dogs, rather than kill them, as they sanitized the shelter.

One mom wants to know why Clayton County couldn't do the same.

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Charged in shooting, Sheriff Victor Hill plans trip to Israel


LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (WXIA) -- Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is planning a trip overseas to raise money to help pay the medical bills of the woman he allegedly shot. Gwinnett County authorities have given Hill the okay to go to Israel to work as a consultant.

Gwenevere McCord has been in the intensive care unit of Gwinnett Medical Center for the last 23 days.