Two Polk County officers were shot, and one was killed during a shooting in the area of Santa Claus Road and Highway 100. One suspect has been taken into custody. While another suspect is still at large, and is considered armed and dangerous.
One officer was shot, but saved by his bulletproof vest. Meanwhile, another officer wasn’t so longer, as he died from his gunshot wounds.
The second suspect in the shooting, Seth Brandon Spangler, is still at large. He is accused of shooting two police officers, and killing one. He is said to be wearing a backpack. Here is his mug shot.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued a blue alert and a statement, describing the suspect, Seth Brandon Spangeler as a white male, who is 5’8″, 130 lbs, and has brown eyes and hair. The bureau suggests that he is in the area of 123 Santa Clause Road, Cave Spring, GA.
They also warned residents not to approach the suspect, as he is “considered armed and dangerous, do not approach, dial 911.”