2 Police Officers Shot During Traffic Stop in Georgia
Two police officers were shot during a routine traffic stop in Georgia on Monday night, prompting a manhunt. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said the officers from the Lavonia Police Department made a traffic stop off Interstate 85 before being fired at by the person in the vehicle, identified as a 22-year-old South Carolina resident by local media. Both officers were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, with one shot in the hand and the other in the shoulder. Police apprehended the suspect after a two-hour manhunt, they said, and he now faces charges of aggravated assault on a police officer. The incident marks the third attack on police officers in Georgia in the past two weeks.