Manhunt underway for suspected shooter of Georgia police officer

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EASTMAN, Ga. — A manhunt is underway in a small town south of Atlanta as police look for the person who shot and killed a police officer Saturday night.

Eastman Patrol Officer Tim Smith responded to a suspicious person call around 9:30pm.

When he got there, he found the suspect and got out of the car. Shortly after, police say that suspect shot and killed Smith.

The suspect left the scene. That person has not been identified. Police will only say there is an ongoing investigation and manhunt for him or her.

Smith was not wearing a body camera during the incident.

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2 comments

  • SomebodySmart

    Suspicious person, eh? And what was so suspicious about the person? In an era when being Black when the neighborhood isn’t is grounds for arrest on a trumped up charge, and getting murdered if your attitude does not pass inspection, I’d say the cops deserve it. Cops uunder control, or cops under flowers.

    • Somebodysmarter

      Somebodysmart huh? Go kill yourself. A suspicious person killed a cop. I would say he was doing more than just being black. In fact, you saying the suspect was black was the first time I’d seen that. Where’d you get this inside info?