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Suspect captured after deputy shot, killed in Polk County

Suspect captured after deputy shot, killed in Polk County
Posted at 3:59 PM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 15:59:00-04

POLK COUNTY, GA (CBS46) - Authorities have captured a man they say shot and killed a Polk County Deputy on Friday.

The deputy was killed while investigating a stolen vehicle in Polk County.

According to Northwest Georgia News, the shooting happened around 11 a.m. on Santa Claus Road near Highway 100 between the cities of Cave Spring and Cedartown. Another officer was also shot but was wearing a bulletproof vest. 

Police issued a Blue Alert following the incident in order to help locate suspect, Seth Brandon Spangler.

Authorities are also saying a female suspect is in custody.

Highway 100 was shut down during the investigation but have since re-opened.

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