1 Officer Killed, 1 Wounded In Athens

ATHENS, Ga. - FOX 5 News has learned that two officers were shot in Clarke County Tuesday afternoon. Athens police said one officer was killed and the other officer is listed in critical condition. One unidentified suspect was taken into custody. Investigators said they are now searching for 33-year-old Jamie Hood.

Investigators said the officers were shot in the Sycamore Drive area. Athens school officials said all schools in the area were placed on soft lockdown, while police search for the suspect. Stroud Elementary was placed on hard lockdown.

Police say Hood should be considered armed and dangerous.

Officers are searching for a silver Geo Prism with Georgia tag 375-GHX.
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