Georgia sheriff: 3 officers injured, 1 suspect dead, 1 held

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VILLA RICA, Ga. — Georgia authorities say three officers were injured when the passenger of a car shot them during a police chase that ended with one suspect killed and the other arrested.

The Carroll County sheriff said it began when a Georgia Highway Patrol trooper stopped a car for speeding along Interstate 20. Authorities said the vehicle sped away again and the passenger fired a weapon that stopped the patrol vehicle.

Local police officers then joined the chase, which ended with officers wounded, one suspect dead and the other in custody.

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