Kentucky police officer wounded in shooting, suspect killed

2 Georgia deputies were killed on the same night while serving a warrant in a suburb near Atlanta

A person who fired at officers, wounding one, was killed when police returned fire while answering a call at a Kentucky hotel, a statement from Lexington Police said.

Officers responded late Thursday to the Extended Stay America in Lexington and attempted to make contact with a suspect, a police statement said. The suspect fired a gun and one officer was wounded and taken to a hospital, but was expected to survive, police said.

Officers returned fire and the suspect was hit and taken to a hospital, but was later pronounced dead, the statement said. Police did not identify the suspect or any officers involved.

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A police officer was wounded in a shooting while responding to a call at a Kentucky hotel. The suspect was killed when officers returned fire.

A police officer was wounded in a shooting while responding to a call at a Kentucky hotel. The suspect was killed when officers returned fire.

Kentucky State Police are investigating.

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On the same night, two Georgia deputies were killed while serving a warrant in a suburb near Atlanta and two suspects were taken into custody, authorities said.