At 1:19 p.m., the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office received a call to 15th and Carver streets for a suspicious person with a gun.
Cpl. Chad Cheek saw Garrett Delmar Howard III, of the 1700 block of Luckey Street, with a gun in his hand. When Cheek turned on his siren, Howard fired two shots at Cheek, hitting his car both times, Sgt. Daniel C. Carrier Jr. said.
Cheek then chased Howard but didn’t catch him. During the chase, Howard fired his gun three more times.