UPDATE: Savannah Metro Officer and Suspect Killed this Morning

UPDATE:  The suspect who opened fire on officers has passed away from fire returned by those serving the warrant.

1/23/2018 - There has been a heavy police presence since about 6 this morning on Marian Circle in Savannah near S. Robin Hood Drive, located between La Roche Avenue and Skidaway Road in Savannah.

Interim Savannah-Chatham Police Chief Mark Revenew says a police sergeant was shot and taken to Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was also shot several times and critically injured.

Interim Chief Revenew says it all started early Tuesday morning as Metro Police were being assisted by the U.S. Marshals Task Force in the search for a suspect in a homicide that took place on Hudson Street Sunday afternoon.  The suspect initiated gun fire.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now handling the investigation .

Metro police will hold a press conference around noon today to address this incident and the investigation.

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