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.
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.
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.