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Police Officer Dragged To Death By Car, Suspect Fatally Shot

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A Georgia police officer was killed Wednesday evening after he was dragged by a car belonging to a suspect who was later fatally shot by an officer, according to authorities.

The suspect, identified by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) as 29-year-old Ansy Dolce, was shot and killed by another officer during the incident.

The incident unfolded in the suburb of Holly Springs and began as a traffic stop, the Holly Springs Police Department said in a statement posted to Facebook.

The GBI is also investigating the officer involved shooting. (RELATED: Family Of Eric Talley, ‘Heroic’ Police Officer Killed In Boulder Shooting, Responds To His Death)

The nearby Paulding County Sheriff’s Office asked for prayers for the Holly Springs Police Department.

“Please keep the Holly Springs Police Department in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn the loss of one of their officers who was killed in the line of duty last night.”

Officials released few details about the incident, which remains under investigation.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.