Three law enforcement officers shot in Georgia

3 law enforcement officers reportedly shot in Georgia

He resisted and they called for backup. The city's mayor said the 26-year-old Maddox left behind a wife who is pregnant and expecting their second child any day.

11Alive spoke with Wade Corley, who said his brother, Michael Corley, was one of the three officers who were shot.

Sources tell FOX 5's Morse Diggs that one officer is dead and two others are wounded.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating.

Further details weren't immediately available.

"It is a very emotional time for the Henry County community", Miles said.

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A Georgia police officer died and two sheriff's deputies sustained injuries when they were shot while attempting to serve an arrest warrant Friday, local law enforcement said. A suspect, who hasn't been named by authorities, was killed.

Locust Grove Officer Chase Maddox, who was shot dead in Atlanta shooting. Price said he was one of their better officers. Two deputies also were shot and wounded. A suspect was killed.

"It all happened inside the residence", the sheriff told Channel 2 Action News at an afternoon news conference.

Locust Grove is about 40 miles southeast of Atlanta.

The television station reports two of the lawmen were taken away by helicopter while the third was carried by ambulance.

Police blocked off multiple entrances of a subdivision not far from an outlet mall. They dismissed individuals who don't live in the area.

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