ATLANTA – A Georgia police officer was shot and killed Saturday near a school in Snellville and authorities say they are searching for multiple suspects.

Gwinnett County Police identified the slain officer as 30-year-old Antwan Toney. He had been with the department for two years.

According to Sgt. Jake Smith with Gwinnett County Police, the officer was shot at around 3 p.m. EDT while approaching a suspicious vehicle parked behind Shiloh Middle School in Snellville, a suburb about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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