Deputy shot in southwest Georgia; suspect in custody

CLAY COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have confirmed reports that a deputy was shot Wednesday morning in southwest Georgia.

According to NBC Affiliate WRGX, A Clay County deputy was shot and rushed to a hospital in nearby Dothan, Alabama.

Details are still limited but the station is reporting that the officer received an injury that's not believed to be life-threatening. 11Alive is in contact with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation who has been called in to assist in the investigation.

Agents confirm that a suspect has been taken into custody and the Sylvester office of the GBI has agents heading to the scene. Check back for updates as they become available. 

Read the full story from WRGX: bit.ly/2yYQC6j 

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