2 officers shot during traffic stop in Georgia

LAVONIA, GA (WSPA) – 2 police officers were shot during a traffic stop in Lavonia, GA and the suspect is still on the loose.

According to Lavonia Chief Bruce Carlisle, one officer was shot in the shoulder and the other was shot in the hand and leg.

Both officers are being taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital for their injuries.

The shooting happened near the Zaxby’s restaurant on Jones Street in Lavonia, according to the chief.

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