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Ga. officer, suspect killed in shootout
Incident began as warrant was being issued in Locust Grove
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This photo provided by Georgia Bureau of Investigation shows Locust Grove Officer Chase Maddox. Maddox was killed Friday and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta, authorities said. - photo by Associated Press
LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — As police tried to serve an arrest warrant at a home outside of Atlanta, the criminal suspect became combative and both sides started shooting, resulting in the death of an officer and the suspect, authorities said. Locust Grove Police Officer Chase Maddox died of a gunshot wound to the head Friday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement, citing results of an autopsy conducted Saturday. The autopsy showed Maddox, 26, had been shot three times.
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