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(AMERICUS, Ga.) — One police officer is dead and another officer is in critical condition after a shooting near Georgia Southwestern State University Wednesday.

The officers — one with the local police department and one with the school — were called to a domestic dispute off campus at 9:30 a.m. when they encountered the suspect, said Americus Police Chief Mark Scott. Both officers were shot on the scene.

The officer who died is with the Americus Police Department, police said. A Georgia Southwestern State University public safety officer was in critical condition.

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