One Georgia officer on duty was gunned down and killed by a fellow police officer.
Dylan Harrison, 26 years old, leaves behind a six-month-old son and a loving wife.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Harrison was shot in the Alamo Police Station at around 1 AM on Saturday.
Harrison just began working for the Alamo Police Department part-time. Before that, he was employed in Eastmond as a full-time employee of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s drug task force.
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Damian Ferguson (43), also known as Luke Ferguson has been identified as the prime suspect.
The New York Post reports, “GBI has offered a $17,500 reward for any information leading to Ferguson’s arrest. Authorities also issued a statewide ‘blue alert,’ issued as a warning of suspect on the loose who has killed an officer and may be a danger to the community.”
“Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ferguson or with any information you think may be pertinent to this investigation should contact us,” GBI spokeswoman Natalie Ammons said during a news conference.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp posted condolences via Twitter to the family.
This morning, a Middle Georgia police officer was tragically killed in the line-of-duty. Our thoughts and prayers are with this officer’s family, friends, and colleagues at the Alamo Police Department.
God bless all those who defend and serve.
— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) October 9, 2021
“Early this morning, one of our law enforcement officials in Middle Georgia was killed in the line of duty. Our thoughts and prayers are with this officer’s family, friends, and colleagues at the Alamo Police Department,” Kemp wrote. “May God continue to be with all who protect and serve.”