CUMMING — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deputy who was wounded attempting to stop a gunman this morning at the Forsyth County Courthouse as Daniel Rush.
Rush, a 30-year veteran of the force, was shot in the leg by Dennis Ronald Marx of Cumming, who was attempting to storm the courthouse.
Rush posted on a social media site that he is OK. Authorities have said they expect him to make a full recovery.
According to Sheriff Duane Piper, Rush’s response alerted other deputies, who were able to bring down Marx.
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