Man kidnapped woman, shot her and Georgia congressman who confronted him outside motel – WSB-TV Channel 2

Georgia MP shot dead while confronting kidnapping suspect who shot his victim dead When deputies confronted the suspect, he shot his female victim and then exchanged gunfire with deputies.

BANKS COUNTY, Ga. — A man who kidnapped a woman in North Carolina before shooting her and a Georgia congressman has been sentenced to life in prison.

Banks County sheriff‘s deputies spotted a suspicious car with a sleeping man and woman in the parking lot of a Super 8 motel in early February.

When they checked the license plate, deputies learned that the man, Robert Miguel Brodie, was wanted for kidnapping in North Carolina.

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The deputies tried to wake Brodie and the woman inside the car. When Brodie woke up, he pulled out a gun and shot the woman.

Brodie and Deputy exchanged gunfire, leading to Brodie being shot multiple times and Deputy in the hand and vest.

All three were taken to hospital for treatment.

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The Vance County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina said it responded to reports of a break-in at a home in Hendersonville. Deputies confirmed Brodie broke into the house with a gun and kidnapped the woman found in the car with him. Vance County sits just above the Georgia/North Carolina line.

Earlier this week, a Banks County jury convicted Brodie of kidnapping with bodily harm, aggravated assault, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and theft by receiving stolen goods.

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He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. He is still being held in Banks County Jail.

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