2 Georgia police officers shot while serving warrant

Posted at 6:26 AM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 07:05:55-05

Two central Georgia police officers have been shot while serving a search warrant in Crawford County.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent J.T. Ricketson tells local new outlets that a multi-jurisdiction drug task force went at 2:30 a.m. Monday to a home on state Highway 42. Byron officers knocked on the door three times and announced themselves, but no one answered.

Ricketson says the officers went inside the house and an occupant started shooting at them. The officers returned fire. There are reports that the suspect involved in the shooting has died. 

Two officers were taken to Medical Center, Navicent health in Macon where they are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

GBI agents have locked down the scene and are securing search warrants for the property.

Further information hasn't been released.