Authorities in Georgia say the police officer killed in a shootout with a criminal suspect died of a gunshot wound to the head. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that preliminary results of an autopsy performed Saturday on Locust Grove Police Officer Chase Maddox at the crime lab in Decatur indicate he was shot three times, with the fatal wound being to the head.

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25 February 2018
1 week ago
Tornado Warning including Decatur County, GA until 9:30 AM EST
Police are looking for one suspect in a fatal Stone Mountain shooting that claimed the lives of two men. The shooting happened at The Reserve at Stone Creek on S. Hairston Drive around 11:20 pm.
A body was found in a retention pond behind a Dunwoody residence. Police were responding to reports of a deceased person found in the pond on Kingsland Drive. No word yet on whether the body belonged to a male or female.
A man was shot to death Saturday outside a northwest Atlanta boutique owned by a local rapper. The victim was found by police shot in the chest outside House of Fresh, which is owned by producer, director, composer and rapper Drumma Boy Fresh.
Authorities in Georgia say the police officer killed in a shootout with a criminal suspect died of a gunshot wound to the head. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that preliminary results of an autopsy performed Saturday on Locust Grove Police Officer Chase Maddox at the crime lab in Decatur indicate he was shot three times, with the fatal wound being to the head.
Police: 1 officer killed and 2 deputies wounded during shooting while serving warrant in Georgia; suspect also dead. - @11AliveNews
Authorities: 2 deputies and 1 police officer have been shot south of Atlanta; suspect is dead.
Officers shot in Henry County near Tanger Outlet in Locust Grove
A suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting in southeast Atlanta on Thursday, Atlanta police said. The shooting happened in the area of South River Industrial Boulevard and Forrest Park Road
Real Chamblee Police looking for fake officers driving Charger similar to this. Two guys with guns impersonating police pulled over a couple on Buford Highway
Police in DeKalb County are asking the public’s help in finding a man they said tried to abduct a 14-year-old girl from school on Tuesday morning. Investigators released a sketch of the man they said tried to take the girl as she walked to Miller Grove High School.
Crews worked overnight to put out a fire at a restaurant in DeKalb County. We're working to learn what caused the fire for at Noon. The fire broke out on Memorial Drive Thursday morning
A woman and her two sons are accused of transporting meth from Texas to an Atlanta-area house. News outlets report warrants for 56-year-old San Juana Barrera, 37-year-old Alex Perez and 32-year-old Cresencio Perez say they drove with more than 400 grams of meth stashed in their SUV's tires on Jan. 25.
2 week ago
Tornado Warning including Butler GA, Junction City GA, Howard GA until 11:30 AM EST
2 week ago
Tornado Warning including Hogansville GA, Grantville GA, Luthersville GA until 9:45 AM EST
Possible tornado in Villa Rica
Tornado warning just issued in Paulding Co. - @FOX5Atlanta2 week ago
Tornado warning just issued in Paulding Co. - @FOX5Atlanta
2 week ago
Tornado Warning including Villa Rica GA, Bremen GA, Temple GA until 8:15 AM EST
Savannah Police have charged a 15-year-old with murder in the fatal shooting at a Savannah funeral home over the weekend
A man was killed Monday morning in Hahira, when a train struck a truck that was on the tracks, about 8:30 a.m. Monday. The driver of the dump truck failed to yield to the train and entered into the path of the Norfolk Southern train.  The Georgia State Patrol identified the driver as Dexter Brown, 48, of Barnwell, S.C.2 week ago
A man was killed Monday morning in Hahira, when a train struck a truck that was on the tracks, about 8:30 a.m. Monday. The driver of the dump truck failed to yield to the train and entered into the path of the Norfolk Southern train. The Georgia State Patrol identified the driver as Dexter Brown, 48, of Barnwell, S.C.
One man is in custody and police are searching for two more following a chase along Georgia 400 in Forsyth County. The chase began late Monday night near SR 141 or Peachtree Parkway.
Arrest made after suspect throws brick through windshield of Gwinnett County PD cruiser
Police are working to find out what led to a triple stabbing that left one person in serious condition. Dunwoody police and detectives were at the Dunwoody Village Apartments investigating a stabbing early Tuesday. When officers arrived, they found three people stabbed inside an apartment. Police said paramedics took one person to the hospital.
At least one person has been rushed to the hospital after a shooting at Church’s Chicken in East Point, Georgia, according to local media. The shooting reportedly took place after an argument. Nobody is in custody
Police say another Georgia Tech student is the latest victim of a street side robbery that took place late Sunday night. The robbery occurred on the 1000 block of Snyder Street NW. The student told police he had been visiting a friend in the area. As he walked north on Snyder Street, he says a gray four-door vehicle stopped behind him.
SWAT officers have surrounded a home where an attempted car thief is barricaded inside. DeKalb Police spokesperson Shiera Campbell said police were called to the 3900 block of Appleton Court around 8:30 a.m. Monday.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is working a deadly crash on Highway 119. The crash happened around 9 a.m. Monday morning at Mile Marker 2.2 week ago
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is working a deadly crash on Highway 119. The crash happened around 9 a.m. Monday morning at Mile Marker 2.
Two people are dead and three others are continuing to recover following a car chase that led to a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Saturday. The crash happened on the exit ramp from I-20 onto Thornton Road in Douglas County
One person is recovering after being shot in northeast Atlanta early Monday morning. The shooting happened on the 100 block of Auburn Avenue. Two businesses in the area also sustained damage. The windows of the Sweet Auburn Grocery and Barber's Institute were shot out as well
Police in Savannah are investigating a shooting at a funeral home that wounded a 12-year-old boy. Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson told the Savannah Morning News that officers responded to the funeral home around 3:15 p.m. Saturday to find the boy suffering from life-threatening injuries. Johnson says he was brought to a hospital.