Officer Dylan Harrison was fatally shot at 1 a.m. Saturday during his first shift with the Alamo, Georgia, police department.
The New York Post notes that Harrison was shot outside the Alamo police station, and details surrounding the incident are scant.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has named 43-year-old Damien Ferguson as a suspect, noting that he also goes by Luke Ferguson.
A BLUE ALERT is issued for Damien Anthony Ferguson, aka Luke Ferguson, age 43, of Alamo, GA. Ferguson is a black male, 5’10”, 215 lbs., with brown eyes, and black short hair. #bluealert pic.twitter.com/779pU4bnBM
— GA Bureau of Investigation (@GBI_GA) October 9, 2021
WSB-TV reports that “a reward for Ferguson’s arrest is up to $17,500 at this time.”