In Memoriam: Officer Tim Smith

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Becky Sheffield, Chief of the Eastman Police Department in Georgia sadly reports the death of Officer Tim Smith.

Officer Smith, was shot killed while responding to a suspicious person call of a man with a gun. As he was on patrol in the area of the call, Officer Smith encountered the suspect. Officer Smith exited his patrol vehicle to make contact with the suspect and the suspect opened fire striking Officer Smith.

Officer Smith was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The unidentified suspect remains at large. Officer Smith was not wearing a body camera.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to conduct the investigation into the shooting and murder of Officer Smith.

Officer Tim Smith-gone, but never forgotten. EOW: Saturday, August 13, 2016.

Graphic done by Rose Borisow GraFX

Additional details can be found here:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/eastman-police-department-officer-tim-smith-shot-killed-georgia-n630286

http://www.kmov.com/story/32754546/georgia-officer-shot-and-killed-answering-call

http://therightscoop.com/breaking-georgia-officer-shot-and-killed-manhunt-underway-for-suspect/

http://abcnews.go.com/US/georgia-police-officer-shot-killed-suspect-run/story?id=41370637

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-georgia-officer-shot-20160814-snap-story.html

http://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/us-police-officer-shot-dead-in-georgia/news-story/47edb1be44ffd46e7daf03932a94ef11

http://www.10tv.com/article/georgia-officer-fatally-shot-suspect-remains-loose

http://www.dailyjournal.net/2016/08/14/us-officer-killed-georgia/

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