UPDATE: Georgia officer, robbery suspect dead in Saturday night shooting
UPDATE: SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a robbery suspect in coastal Georgia fatally shot a police officer and wounded his colleague before running away and being fatally shot afterward by another officer during a manhunt.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says 50-year-old Savannah Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari and 49-year-old robbery suspect Edward Fuller III were pronounced dead at a hospital.
A statement from Georgia's top law enforcement agency says Ansari and Officer Douglas Thomas had answered a call about a person robbed outside a Savannah barber shop Saturday evening. It says the suspect got out of a vehicle and fired on them, striking Ansari and Thomas.
Authorities say Fuller was later spotted emerging from a backyard shed, pointing a gun at officers, when he was shot.
Thomas was treated at the hospital and released.
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PREVIOUS STORY: SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) -- Two Savannah Police officers were shot Saturday night.
It happened around 8 p.m. when officers responded to follow up on a previous robbery call near East 39th Street and Drayton.
The officers walked up to a car and shots were fired.
Two officers were hurt, a suspect was also injured.