The Latest on Georgia police officer who was fatally shot by a suspect who remains on the loose. (all times local):

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2 p.m.

Authorities have identified a man who remains on the loose after a police officer in a small, central Georgia city was fatally shot.

Georgia Bureau of Investigations spokesman Scott Dutton said Sunday that authorities are searching for 24-year-old Royheem Delshawn Deeds in the death of Eastman Patrol Officer Tim Smith. The 31-year-old Smith was shot to death about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in a residential area of the city located about 60 miles southeast of Macon.

Smith had been with the Eastman Police Department since 2011. He was survived by three children.

Dutton says Smith was responding to a suspicious person call when he encountered the suspect, exited his patrol car and was shot. The suspect fled the scene.

Smith was not wearing a body camera.

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11:03 a.m.

Authorities say a police officer in a small, central Georgia city has been shot and killed by a suspect who remains on the loose.

Georgia Bureau of Investigations spokesman Scott Dutton says 31-year-old Eastman Patrol Officer Tim Smith was fatally shot about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in a residential area of the city located about 60 miles southeast of Macon.

GBI special agent Scott Whitley says Smith was responding to a suspicious person call when he encountered the suspect, exited his patrol car and was shot. The suspect fled the scene.

Whitley says an unidentified suspect is being sought and an investigation is ongoing.

Smith was not wearing a body camera.