The trial has been set for a man charged in the death of a Bibb County deputy in June 2022.
Austin Patrick Hall, a convicted felon, is accused of shooting two deputies after leading them on a chase in a stolen vehicle last June. Hall was on the run, and multiple law enforcement agencies joined in the search for him.
When he went to his aunt’s house to hide out, she had already called the police, and they were waiting in the area to take him into custody.
Meanwhile, deputy Brad Johnson was put in the hospital on life support to be an organ donor. Johnson passed away and is remembered as a hero by loved ones and community members.
Investigator Chris Poole was also shot. He was treated and released from the hospital.
Hall pleaded not guilty in August to three counts of capital murder, one count of attempted murder and one count of firing into an occupied vehicle.
Bibb County Circuit Court Judge Marvin Wiggins set Hall’s trial for September 23.
Hall now faces the death penalty.
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