SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — A man who shot at U.S. Marshals who tried to deliver an arrest warrant at a Sandy Springs apartment building was found dead inside the apartment on Tuesday afternoon after an argument with police.
The US Marshal was at the complex to arrest Gary Creek, the founder of the alleged Triple C gang. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said Creek had been charged with conspiracy to kill more than 40 people and attempted murder in the Baltimore area.
Sandy Spring Police said Mike Petchnikom Channel 2 They were called to the Arium Morgan Falls apartment around 1 p.m. after they said Creek began firing at officers. no one was hurt
Then he huddled in the apartment.
Petchnikorn said throughout the afternoon that He heard the flash of a horse’s head flash inside the building.
A neighbor filmed a mobile phone at the moment the gunfire rang out. The video shows her screaming and running for cover.
Police said when they broke the door at about 4:30 p.m. they found a dead creek inside.
“I’m not sure what happened because the area is pretty good. We had never had any problems before I knew it,” the neighbor said.
Officers were able to locate the woman and two children who were in the apartment during the encounter for safety.
The U.S. Marshal said Creek was bound and did not appear in court in Baltimore ahead of Tuesday’s shooting.
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