Report: Ga. officer shot dead investigating stolen car

POLK COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia deputy was shot and killed while investigating a stolen vehicle in Polk County Friday, according to CBS affiliate WGCL.

Northwest Georgia News reports the shooting happened around 11 a.m. between the cities of Cave Spring and Cedartown, about 70 miles west of Atlanta. Another officer was also shot, but was wearing a bulletproof vest. Polk County Assistant County Manager Barry Akinson tells the paper the officer killed was a Polk County police detective.

Police say a female suspect is in custody and a male suspect is still at large. 

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in and K-9s were aiding in the search for the fugitive suspect. More information wasn’t immediately available Friday afternoon.

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Source: CBS News – United States

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