Police Officer Sean Callahan succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day during a foot pursuit in Stockbridge at approximately 2:15 pm.
He other officers had responded to a domestic disturbance at a motel on Davidson Parkway. As officers attempted to arrest the male subject he began to resist and fled on foot. The officers chased the man around the motel where the subject opened fire, striking Officer Callahan in the head twice. Other officers returned fire, killing the subject.
Officer Callahan was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds the following morning.
Officer Callahan had only served with the Clayton County Police Department for four months.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Clayton County Police Department
7911 North McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3605