SAVANNAH, Ga. — A robbery suspect in coastal Georgia fatally shot a police officer and wounded his colleague before escaping. During the manhunt that followed, another police officer fatally shot the suspect.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation states 50-year-old Savannah Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari and 49-year-old robbery suspect Edward Fuller III were pronounced dead at an area hospital.
Ansari and Officer Douglas Thomas had answered a call about a person robbed outside a Savannah barber shop Saturday evening. The suspect left his vehicle and fired a gun on them, striking Ansari and Thomas.
The robbery suspect was later spotted leaving a backyard shed, pointing a gun at officers, when he was shot and killed.
Officer Thomas was treated for gunshot wounds at the hospital and released.