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Three officers shot, suspect killed

Three officers shot, suspect killed

According to the CBS affiliate, three law enforcement officials were shot-one Locust Grove PD officer and two Henry County deputies in a neighborhood off LG Griffin Road.

Investigators said Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox, 26 was called in for backup when the suspect opened fire.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been notified and is en route to the scene. GBI also identified the two wounded deputies as Michael D. Corley and Ralph Sidwell "Sid" Callaway.

"I heard all the sirens and I came from behind the house and I saw all the police officers rolling through", another neighbor told Fernandes.

The names of the officers who were wounded, along with the suspect, have not been released.

"His wife is expecting their second child any day now, I'm told".

He said they had no reason to believe when they arrived that the suspect would be violent.

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Patrick Surtain Jr ., the No. 1 cornerback in the class of 2018, announced on Wednesday morning that he is heading to Alabama. Alabama and Miami came on late in his recruitment, with Surtain Jr. visiting both schools in January.

Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer made the announcement Friday afternoon at a news conference.

One of the deputies was shot through his bullet proof vest in the stomach and is undergoing surgery, McBrayer said.

Police blocked off multiple entrances of a subdivision not far from an outlet mall and were turning people who don't live in the neighborhood away.

The man who shot at them is dead, WSB reported.

Yellow police tape cordoned off a section of one home's front yard.

As a precaution, Locust Grove Elementary School said it was on lockdown, News4Jax reported.

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