COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Two deputies with the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office have died after being shot, officials have confirmed.
The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office says the deputies were serving a warrant on Thursday night when they were shot.
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Sheriff’s office officials say the suspect is still barricaded inside the home.
Cobb County SWAT and FAST teams are on the scene.
Two @CobbSheriff deputies died tonight in the line of duty while serving a warrant. SWAT and FAST teams are at the scene. The suspect is barricaded.
We will release additional information, including the names of the fallen deputies, as it becomes available.
— Cobb County Sheriff’s Office (@CobbSheriff) September 9, 2022
Channel 2 Action News crews are outside of the neighborhood off of Irwin Road and at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital working to learn more information.
Crews at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital report seeing dozens of Cobb County sheriff’s deputies and police officers.
Witnesses tell Channel 2 they heard several shots and the neighborhood is filled with law enforcement officers.
The suspect has not been identified and it’s unclear what charges he was wanted on.
The deputies who were killed have not been identified.
This is a developing story. Get the latest details online and on-air on WSB Tonight.
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