BREAKING: Officer Shot At Shiloh Middle School

A Gwinnett County officer was shot behind Shiloh Middle School.

Snellville, GA - A Gwinnett County police officer was shot behind Shiloh Middle School Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened at around 3 p.m. as officers located a suspicious vehicle parked behind the middle school.

Gwinnett County Sergeant Smith told reporters that as the officers approached, a gunman opened fire from inside of the vehicle, shooting one of the officers through the glass.

One officer was transported to the hospital in critical condition for gunshot wounds.

It's not clear if police fired shots or if the suspects were wounded.

Police officers with SWAT could be seen swarming the area following the shooting, and a helicopter is assisting in a search for suspects.

No suspect information has been released at this time.

UPDATE: The officer has succumbed to his injuries. Latest HERE.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the wounded officer and all of the officers searching for the gunman.

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Comments (12)
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LEO0301
LEO0301

The picture of the people on the sidewalk with the caption of them being concerned is a crock of shit. I'm just surprised we don't have someone's cell phone video of the officer laying on the ground. My prayers for the fallen officer and I hope the suspect's lifeless body has been found.

Shastabeau
Shastabeau

Pieces of sh#t!

Masterfranky
Masterfranky

"Neighbors concerned, after officer was shot. Many have come out of their houses" A good plan is to come out of your house after gun shots and someone hit.

burgerallday
burgerallday

Let me guess.. Black pieces of SHIT!!!

angeleyes
angeleyes

RIP officer. so sorry for the loss to your family and friends, both blood and blue. stay strong, stay safe.