Two correctional officers killed in Georgia, police hunt for 2 inmates

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 13, 2017 9:07 AM

(Reuters) - Two Georgia correctional officers were shot and killed on Tuesday by two inmates who overpowered their guards before escaping, police said.

"I can confirm that we are currently looking for two white males in a dark green Honda Civic that have escaped and they are armed," said Putnam County Sheriff spokeswoman Teresa Slade.

(Reporting by Gina Cherelus; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)