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Inside The Times, ep. 22: A Shooting in Gainesville
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Gainesville Police officers secure the scene of an officer-involved shooting Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Lanier Dermatology on South Enota Drive in Gainesville - photo by Scott Rogers
There’s been a shooting in Gainesville. Starting with that ominous phrase over the police radio — “shots fired” — reporters and photographers at the paper started work on the biggest story of the day: A possible “hostage-style” situation at a business on South Enota Drive that ended with one man, the suspected gunman, dead after police responded to the call and shot the suspect. Hear how we get the news together, get it right and then get it to readers in this behind-the-scenes look at a breaking news situation. If you want to help sustain community journalism like this in North Georgia, you can subscribe to honestly local news. You can sign up for our morning and afternoon news emails, Go, a weekly food and drink newsletter, and Branch Out, a weekly newsletter focused on South Hall.