Breaking news this afternoon with a report that three police officers have been shot in a Georgia suburb.
The shooting took place in Locust Grove:
— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) February 9, 2018
From a local news report:
Channel 2 Action News has learned that one Locust Grove officer, two Henry County Sheriff’s Deputies were shot Friday morning.
The shooting happened at the Hawthorne at Linden Park on 1260 St. Francis Court in Locust Grove.
Thankfully, the suspect has been shot and killed.
Reports on the ground on Twitter are providing updates:
Breaking: sheriff says 2 Henry co deputies, 1 locust grove officer shot. 2 lifeflighted, 1 carried by ambulance; man who shot them is dead @wsbtv
— Mark Winne (@MarkWinneWSB) February 9, 2018
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Just got to the crime scene in Locust Grove where police say someone shot 3 cops. Investigators are keeping us off the street where it happened. We’re working to get more info pic.twitter.com/7OybUM0yrc
— Tyisha Fernandes (@TyishaWSB) February 9, 2018
— Craig Lucie (@CraigLucie) February 9, 2018
— Tom Regan (@tomreganWSB) February 9, 2018
Officer involved shooting is in Hawthorne at Linden Park subdivision in Henry County. LEO on-scene includes Henry Sheriff, Henry PD, Locust Grove PD, GBI, and ATF. Updates on @wsbtv & apps. And Ch 2 Action News at 4. pic.twitter.com/AOsRYw2gVj
— Jason Durden (@JasonDurdenWSB) February 9, 2018
Police have given the all-clear on the area now.
With the situation under control, now is the time to pray for the officers who were shot. They will need plenty of time to recover from their injuries.
We should keep them and their families in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
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