Official: Georgia officer fatally shot, another wounded; 2 suspects arrested, third at large



An official says a Georgia police officer has been fatally shot and another is wounded. Two suspects have been arrested and a third is still at large.


Authorities say a Georgia police officer has been shot. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a brief statement that the shooting happened Friday in Polk County, about 60 miles (95 kms) northwest of Atlanta. The GBI said in a follow-up statement that authorities are searching for a man last seen in the area who is "considered armed and dangerous." The GBI did not identify him as a suspect, but advised people in the area not to approach him and to call 911 if he's seen. No other details were immediately available Friday afternoon.

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