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Authorities: Athens-Clarke officer killed

An Athens-Clarke County police officer was shot and killed on Tuesday, and officers were hunting for a suspect, according to the Athens Banner-Herald. Athens-Clarke County police said in a statement they were searching for Jamie Hood. Authorities described Hood as a 33-year-old black man who weights 175 pounds and is 5 feet, 9 inches tall. “He should be considered armed and dangerous,” police said in a brief statement. “He is wanted for murder.” Media reports