AMERICUS, Ga. (WGXA) — Two officers have been shot in an incident in Americus.

In a press conference at about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Americus Police Chief Mark Scott said that one Americus police officer was killed and a Georgia Southwestern State University campus officer was injured.

Scott said the Americus Police Department received the call of a domestic dispute at an apartment complex near Georgia Southwestern at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. He said the officer responded and a Georgia Southwestern campus officer went to the scene as backup.

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