A $5,000 reward from the U.S. Marshals Service is being offered for information leading to Henderson’s arrest.
A BLUE ALERT has been issued for Tyler Keith Henderson. Henderson is wanted for shooting two Thomas County Sheriff’s Office deputies around midnight on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, in Ochlocknee, GA.
He is a white male, 5’10”, 212 lbs., hazel eyes, brown hair, last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark colored jogging pants, light colored tennis shoes. Henderson has visible tattoos on arms and neck.
Henderson’s direction of travel is unknown.
No information has been released regarding injuries the deputies may have received during the shooting or what led to the incident. Thomas County is in south Georgia, west of Valdosta.
Public records indicate that Henderson was arrested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office in December 2021 for Possession of Arms by Convicted Felon and First Offender, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude (felony), Driving while License Suspended or Revoked, and Reckless Conduct (misdemeanor).
In 2014, when Henderson was 18-years-old, he was wanted for armed robbery in connection with a home invasion outside of Ochlocknee in Thomas County.
If anyone knows the whereabouts of Henderson, call 911 or the Thomas Co. Sheriff’s Office at 229-225-4151. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), on the GBI website, or by downloading the “see something, say something” mobile app.