Two police officers were shot by a suspect while responding to a domestic violence dispute. Both officers are in critical condition. They returned fire and killed the suspect.
This is a separate incident from an earlier one today, where two officers were shot while responding to a bank robbery in Seattle, Washington.
A Hardeeville Police officer and Jasper County deputy have been shot by a suspect in Sanders Subdivision in Hardeeville.
According to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement received a call about a domestic dispute situation involving a man shooting at a female.
Jasper County deputies and Hardeeville Police officers responded to the scene. The suspect fired at law enforcement, hitting a Jasper County deputy, Justin Smith, in the shoulder, arm and possibly hand and a Hardeeville officer, Kelvin Grant, was shot in the arm near the chest.
Both have been flown to Memorial Health in Savannah. They are both critical but stable.
Both were wearing vests at the time of the shooting.
The female was transported to the hospital with injuries to her eye and burns from gunfire.
The officers did return fire at the suspect, hitting and killing him.
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