PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga. June 13 2017 - Two correctional officers were shot and killed by an inmate who escaped in Putnam County.
Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that the officers died.
According to the sheriff’s office, "preliminary information from the field" indicates up to two correctional officers working a detail Tuesday morning in Putnam County were killed along GA 16 while transporting prisoners during a work detail.
Two prisoners are now being sought. They are in a dark green Honda.