The predetermined incident took place near a university in the south of the state, which has now been placed on lockdown as a insurance.
A manhunt for the shooter is now underway and Southwestern State University has asked its swotters to “remain sheltered”.
The surviving police officer is thought to be in a serious stipulation. Both men were shot at an a rtment block near the university.
The launch took place at around 9.40am local time (2.40pm GMT).
Minguell Kennedy Lembrick, 32, has been christened as a suspect by Albany Police De rtment. Authorities consider Lembrick armed and perilous.
Police Chief Mark Scott said: “There are no words to clear the in and sorrow.”
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