AUSTELL, Ga. -- An Austell man shot by police after he allegedly attacked officers with a Taser is recovering at a hospital.
The incident happened Sunday around 10:25 a.m. at a home in the 2700 block of Whitewater Court in Austell. Officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call.
Police told Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents that the man, identified as 31-year-old Timothy Duffy, became agitated as officers talked with him. His behavior continue to escalate, police said, and he then allegedly attacked an officer. An officer fired a Taser at Duffy. During the struggle, Duffy managed to take a Taser from one of the officers and fired it, hitting the officer multiple times, police said.