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GBI investigating police shooting in Henry County

10 February, 2018, 06:43 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • 3 law enforcement officers reportedly shot in Georgia

He resisted and they called for backup.

Three law enforcement officers were shot while serving a warrant in central Georgia Friday morning, one fatally, officials say. The male suspect who was killed was identified as 39-year-old Tierra Guthrie.

Sources tell FOX 5's Morse Diggs the warrant was for a failure-to-appear on a traffic citation.

Further details weren't immediately available.

The names of the officers, along with the suspect, have not been released.

The two Henry County deputies were veterans, McBrayer said.

"The Locust Grove police officer died shortly after at the hospital". A suspect, who hasn't been named by authorities, was killed.

A police officer is dead and two sheriff's deputies are injured after they were shot while attempting to serve an arrest in Henry County, Georgia, Friday.

'He was a good young man who did a good job, ' Locust Grove Mayor Robert Price said.

Price said Maddox and his wife were the parents of one child and were expecting another.

The young police officer is the only one the police department has ever hired straight out of school.

Sheriff's deputies Ralph Sidwell "Sid" Callaway and Michael Corley arrived at the home first and spoke with the shooter for around 10 minutes before trying to arrest him. A suspect was killed.

The shooting happened in the area of St. Francis Court and St. Phillips Court in Locust Grove.

"It all happened inside the residence", the sheriff told Channel 2 Action News at an afternoon news conference.

Two of the officers were taken from the scene to a hospital by helicopter, while the third was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Police blocked off multiple entrances of a subdivision not far from an outlet mall and were turning people who don't live in the neighborhood away.

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