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19-year-old killed by Georgia police officer

19-year-old killed by Georgia police officer

SYLVESTER -- A 19-year-old was shot and killed by a Georgia Police Officer after a series of events that started with a traffic stop that turned into a chase. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 2:30 a.m., a Sylvester Police Officer was attempting to conduct a traffic stop in Sylvester. A brief car chase ensued with the subject fleeing the scene on foot.  About three hours later, multiple residents called 911 describing a suspicious person that matched the description of the subject from the earlier car chase in the area of where the…
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