Georgia officer dies after being shot while serving warrant, police say

The authorities on the scene where an officer was killed and two deputies were wounded, police said.


A Georgia police officer was killed Friday and two police officers were injured while serving an arrest warrant, police said.

The incident occurred after two Henry County Sheriff’s deputies came to a residence, a Sheriff Keith McBrayer said, according to Fox 5 Atlanta. Law enforcement reportedly called for back-up after the speaking of the suspect, at that moment, a Locust Grove officer arrived, and then an altercation occurred.

The officer killed has died of a shot wound, the outlet said. The shooter was reportedly also killed.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.

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