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GA man arrested in Sumter Co. for shooting off-duty police officer

Xavier Juvelle Geder. (Source: Sumter County Sheriff's Office) Xavier Juvelle Geder. (Source: Sumter County Sheriff's Office)

SUMTER COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - A Georgia man was arrested in south Georgia following warrants issued for his arrest in the shooting of an off-duty police officer. 

The United States Marshal's Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, assisted by the Plains Police Department, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, and Webster County Sheriff’s Office arrested Xavier Juvelle Geder, 33.  

Geder was wanted for the shooting of an off-duty police officer who was working as a security guard in Gwinnett County, GA on Sept. 1, 2016. He was spotted on Hwy 308 in Plains, GA and was taken into custody without incident. 

Geder is being detained at that Sumter County Sheriff’s Office on charges of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery. 

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