UPDATE: TCSO identifies suspect in off-duty Thomas County deputy shot

A suspect was arrested following a lengthy manhunt, Capt. Jones said.
Terry Sloan, pictured, was charged with with Aggravated assault according to the Thomas County...
Terry Sloan, pictured, was charged with with Aggravated assault according to the Thomas County Sheriff's Office.(Thomas County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Dec. 3, 2022 at 7:44 AM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Thomas County Sheriff’s Office identified 60-year-old Terry Sloan as the man who shot the deputy and is being charged with aggravated assault.

TCSO told WCTV the deputy was shot while trying to de-escalate a situation.

The department also thanks the Georgia Bureau of Investigations and surrounding agencies for their assistance in the investigation.

An off-duty deputy with the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office was shot twice Friday, according to the agency.

The deputy was in stable condition, according to TCSO Capt. Steve Jones, who added the deputy was “doing good” as of Saturday night.

A suspect was arrested following a lengthy manhunt, Capt. Jones said.

WCTV is working to learn more about the suspect and where the arrest occurred.

This is a developing story. Stay with WCTV for updates.

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