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Police Officer Killed, Two Others Shot

Police Officer Killed, Two Others Shot

One police officer was killed and two deputies were shot Friday morning while they were serving a warrant in Georgia, according to 11 Alive.

Investigators said Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox, 26 was called in for backup when the suspect opened fire.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office could not be immediately reached by Reuters for details. GBI also identified the two wounded deputies as Michael D. Corley and Ralph Sidwell "Sid" Callaway.

The neighbor told Fernandes that she thought the gunshots were firecrackers until she saw all the first responders descend on Saint Francis Court. "We just need a lot of prayers for he and his wife and the baby that's coming into this world without a daddy because of somebody." the mayor said, choking up.

"It all happened inside the residence", the sheriff said at an afternoon news conference.

Of the two deputies who were injured, one was in serious condition and was undergoing surgery for an abdominal injury, while the other was in fair condition and had been released from the hospital.

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Tanger Outlet is located on I-75 at Locust Grove Road.

WSB-TV reported two of the law officers were flown away by helicopter while the third was carried by ambulance.

Police blocked off the subdivision and were not letting those who don't live there enter.

The man who shot at them is dead, WSB reported. Nearby Locust Grove Elementary School was put on lockdown.

"You never know what's going to happen when you take someone into custody", he added.


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