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The second officer involved in a Georgia police shooting has died

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UPDATE 12/8 6:02 p.m. EST:

Jodi Smith, the second officer shot by Minguell Kennedy Lembrick, has died, reports WSB-TV

Smith, an Georgia Southwestern officer, was flown to a hospital after he and Americus police officer, Nicholas Smarr, responded to a a domestic dispute call that culminated in a shooting which killed Smarr outright. 

UPDATE 12/8 2:22 p.m. EST: 

Authorities said Thursday that the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer was killed after being trapped in a house in Americus, Georgia, USA Today reports

A SWAT team was sent to the home after police received a tip saying that's where the suspect, 32-year-old Minguell Kennedy Lembrick, was hiding. 

Officials have not said whether or not Lembrick killed himself, or was killed by the SWAT team. 

Original Story

Authorities are searching for a shooter responsible for the death of a Georgia police officer and seriously injuring another, reports Fox News

The incident occurred at 10 a.m. at the Country Club Estates. No details about what led up to shots being fired have been released. 

A spokesperson for the Albany Police Department named Minguell Kennedy Lembrick, 32, as the alleged shooter. 

The incident triggered a lockdown at nearby Georgia southwestern State College. 

The officer who was killed was from the Americus police department. The officer who was injured is being flown to a hospital. 


(Hero image courtesy of the Americus Police Department)

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