Georgia officer fatally shot, police now searching for suspect - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

BREAKING

Georgia officer fatally shot, police now searching for suspect

(Raycom Media/file) (Raycom Media/file)
EASTMAN, GA (WWBT) -

A Georgia police officer was fatally shot, and police are now searching for the suspect.

This happened just after 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officer Tim Smith was reportedly responding to a 911 call about someone with a gun near Eastman's City Hall and the police department.

Smith got out of his patrol car when the suspect opened fire and fled the scene.    

Smith was not wearing a body camera.

Copyright 2016 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.

Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12

Powered by Frankly