Walmart shooting: Off-duty ICE officer shot, killed man in parking lot, police say



An off-duty U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer shot and killed a man in a Walmart parking lot, police confirmed Monday.

Douglasville police say that O.L. Jones shot 45-year-old Johnathan Liddell of Austell outside the Walmart off Thornton Road before 1 p.m. Sunday. Police found Liddell dead inside his car.

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WSBTV spoke with a witness Sunday who said he heard the man yell at his wife to grab his badge.

“I look over to see what it was, and I see the guy yelling at the other guy, telling him to put his hands up, and he had his gun drawn on the guy in the car," Eric Wright said.

There are no charges or arrests at this time as the investigation continues.

A spokesman for ICE southern region office sent the following statement to WSBTV and its partners at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"On Feb. 17 an off-duty officer with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) discharged a personally owned firearm in Douglas County, Georgia, resulting in the death of one person.

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