Police officer shot dead in Georgia, suspect on the loose

Police officer shot dead in Georgia, suspect on the loose

Police officer shot dead in Georgia, suspect on the loose

Whitely added that an unidentified suspect is being sought and an investigation is ongoing.

The GBI brought in an extra 20 people from nearby agencies to work this case, Whitley told the TV station.

An Eastman police officer was shot and killed Saturday at about 9:30 p.m.

A suspect who shot and killed a Georgia police officer as he exited his auto Saturday is still at large.

Officers returned fire and wounded one of the suspects.

Smith was not wearing a body camera.

Smith had been with the Eastman Police Department since 2011.

He was 31 years old and is survived by three children.

Officer Smith was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Smith was answering a call about a suspicious person at the intersection of Smith and Main streets.

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It's been a violent weekend for police in the U.S. In a separate incident, a man stabbed a police officer Saturday in Long Island, New York, authorities said. Both suspects, who are juveniles, were eventually arrested.

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