Georgia officer dies after suffering injuries while on duty

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Police in coastal Georgia say an officer has died after being injured while responding to a call.

The Savannah Police Department said in a news release Sunday that officers were following up on a previous robbery call a little after 8 p.m. Saturday. As they approached a vehicle that matched a description they’d been given, gunshots were fired.

Two officers and a suspect were injured and taken to a hospital. Police didn’t release their names

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a tweet that the suspect also died. Savannah police said the second officer was treated and released.

Savannah police say GBI has been called in to investigate the shooting.

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