Skip to comments.3 officers shot, 1 person dead in Henry County, officials say [ATLANTA]
Posted on 02/09/2018 10:36:13 AM PST by Red Badger
Three officers have been shot and the man who pulled the trigger is dead, authorities said.
According to Channel 2 Action News, two Henry County sheriffs deputies and one Locust Grove police officer were taken to area hospitals.
The GBI is investigating the shooting, Channel 2 reported.
Stay with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for live updates.
1:12 p.m.: The status of the wounded officers is unknown.
1:11 p.m.: Our thoughts and prayers are with the Henry Co Sheriff's deputies and Locust Grove officer who were shot this morning in Henry County, the Gwinnett County Police Department said in a tweet. We hope they survive their injuries and make a full recovery.
1:04 p.m.: Three ambulances have arrived at Atlanta Medical Center with police escorts. Dozens of officers are there.
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this area is directly southeast of Atlanta, SE of the airport about 10 miles or so. There’s an outlet mall etc.
Generally an OK place, not great.
Why they came to ATL Medical Center is a bit of an oddity. LONG transport. Also Grady has a Tier 1 Trauma center, and surgeons with deep resumes treating gunshot wounds.
I am a former ATL resident.
UPDATE - Atlanta Medical Center is also a level 1 trauma center, not surprising given its location. Part of Wellstar.
Prayers for the officers.
I used to live in Norcross..............
Hey Laz. Checkin in on you!
Is this how it has to be done? One scumbag at a time?
Oh no!! I live in South Henry near Locust Grove. Neighbor’s son is a deputy here.
Unless we can get them all in one place at the same time...................
Ok .. news on radio reporting this was near “local mall” which would be Tanger Outlet .. 5 miles from my house!
...serving a warrant ... attempting an arrest ... perp dead ...
Locust Grove officer dead at the scene or shortly afterwards.
One Henry County officer in serious condition (hit below vest).
One Henry County officer in fair condition (hit in vest).
Heartsick about this .. please ping prayer warriors!
Prayers for the officers and their loved ones!
I sure will.....
Prayer Warriors, join in prayers for the LEO who were shot in suburbian Atlanta today. Lord, be with these brave officers and their families at this time.
Thank you so much LUV W.
Of course, no names or severity of injuries given, but the Lord knows.
Prayers for the officers and their families.
Sad update: Locust grove officer has died.
I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. Prayers of comfort and strength to his grieving family.
all in one place at the same time...................
At least the perp was sent to the infernal regions.
Prayers for Officer Chase Maddox and His Family, as well as prayers for the other injured Officers and Theirs.
The policeman who died today second baby is due any day. Heartbreaking.
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