Georgia Officer Shot In The Head At Shoplifting Call

A police officer was shot Monday afternoon at a Walmart in Covington (GA).

WSB Radio confirms that the incident happened around 1 p.m. as officers responded to a shoplifting call.  When they arrived, officers said three suspects ran behind the store and started firing at the officer, who was hit at least once, WSB-TV reported.

The injured officer was flown to Atlanta Medical Center. The officer was shot in the head.

One of the suspects was also shot and died in the parking lot.   The other two suspects are in custody.

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