“Ambushed” Cop Fatally Shot by Suspect in Ga.

A police officer died after being shot in the head by a suspect in Fulton County, Georgia early Wednesday, NBC News reported. The victim was one of two cops who were "ambushed" as they responded to reports of shots fired at a home at about 1 a.m., Detective Melissa Parker of the Fulton County Police Dept. told NBC News. The suspect had left the scene by the time officers responded and had begun to search the surrounding neighborhood when they were fired on, she said, adding that it was very dark and foggy at the time. NBC affiliate WXIA reported that police were told the suspect was possibly intoxicated.

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