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Georgia Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Robbery

December 24, 2010  | 

Dougherty County (Ga.) Police Lt. Cliff Rouse was fatally shot while searching for a suspect at a mobile home near a convenience store that has just been robbed at 10 p.m. Thursday, reports the Albany Herald.

The fatal 9mm round struck Lt. Rouse in the abdomen below his body armor. A second round struck his leg.

Dontavious Raynard Thomas, 20, has been arrested and charged with felony murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Read the full story at AlbanyHerald.com.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Searching for Suspects, Convenience Stores, Armed Robbery


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