News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says deputies shot and wounded a man who they say refused to drop a knife during his arrest. The bureau says in a news release that 33-year-old Malik Williamson was shot Sunday in the city of Augusta. The release says Williamson refused to comply with a deputy's commands, and pulled a knife with a brass knuckle handle from his waistband as he turned to walk away. That was when the deputy fired.
ATLANTA (AP) - Five people have been injured in a wreck between a passenger car and a Georgia ambulance that wasn't carrying any patients at the time. Atlanta police Officer Jarius Daugherty tells news outlets that the car crashed into the ambulance's side late Sunday, causing it to overturn. The ambulance had been heading to the scene of a call and had its lights and sirens on when it was hit. Details about the injured people, their conditions and any possible charges weren't available as of Monday.
LAKE WEDOWEE, Ala. (AP) - A collision on a lake between two personal watercrafts has left a father dead and his daughter injured. Alabama Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate says the father and daughter collided with each other on Lake Wedowee Sunday. News outlets report both individuals were from Atlanta. The 53-year-old father died at the scene. The 17-year-old daughter lost her right leg and flown to a hospital in Georgia.
CHICAGO (AP) - One pastor in Los Angeles says he has counseled his largely Hispanic congregation on what to do if agents conducting immigration sweeps arrive: don't open the door, don't answer questions. Pastor Fred Morris says the mere threat of roundups spread fear in the community. A dozen churches in the Los Angeles area have declared themselves sanctuaries for migrant families as the Trump administration carries out an immigration crackdown.
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