LOCUST GROVE, Ga. -- Doctors have induced labor of the wife of a Locust Grove Police officer shot and killed last week.
Chase Maddox, a 26-year-old Locust Grove Police officer, died after being shot three times as he assisted deputies in serving a warrant on Friday.
Two Henry County Sheriff's deputies were wounded, and the suspect, Tierre Guthrie, was killed.
Henry County deputies Michael D. Corley and Ralph Sidwell Callaway were serving a bench warrant on Guthrie, 39, for failure to appear in Locust Grove municipal court.
"It became apparent that the suspect was not going to go with police, which is why a Locust Grove officer was called in to assist," said Henry County Sheriff Kenneth McBrayer.
The deputies called for backup and Maddox responded to the scene. Both Corley and Callaway were shot.
Maddox was a five-year veteran of the Locust Grove police department after serving in the National Guard.
His wife is pregnant with their second child.
Locust Grove Mayor Robert Price confirmed on Monday that labor had been induced and the child was expected to be born soon.