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Marietta cop wounded in shootout

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 10:20am

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Police say two teenagers were arrested after exchanging gunfire with officers that left one wounded outside an apartment in suburban Atlanta.

Marietta police spokeswoman Kelah Wallace says the 15-year-old suspects were taken into custody after officer Scott Davis was shot in the leg around 4:24 p.m. Sunday. The shooting occurred outside the Gallery Apartments when three officers responded to a call about people breaking into cars.

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Georgia officer fatally shot, suspect remains on the loose

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 10:10am

EASTMAN, Ga. — A police officer in a small, central Georgia city has been shot and killed by a suspect who remains on the loose, authorities said Sunday.

Eastman Patrol Officer Tim Smith was fatally shot about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in a residential area of the city located about 60 miles southeast of Macon, Georgia Bureau of Investigations spokesman Scott Dutton said.

Smith, 31, was responding to a suspicious person call when he encountered Royheem Delshawn Deeds, exited his patrol car and was shot, Dutton said.

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Kneeling in road, Monetta man killed

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 9:56am

A 41-year old Monetta, S.C, man kneeling in the middle of U.S. Highway 1 was killed early Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle.

Andrea M. Gibson, of Old Lane, was pronounced dead at the scene on U.S. Highway 1 North near Engineer Road, according to a statement from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, The accident happened about 4:45 a.m.

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