Ga. cop ambushed, killed with high powered weapon
First Atlanta-area officer to be killed since 2008
Duty Death: Lt. Mike Vogt - [Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia]
By Dan Raley
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, Ga. — People come to Chattahoochee Hills to escape the urban encroachment and anger.
Yet on Monday, even this idyllic countryside setting southwest of Atlanta couldn't provide a safe haven for one of its own peace-keepers. After traveling down a dirt road shortly after noon, police Lt. Mike Vogt was ambushed and fatally shot by someone using a high-powered weapon, turning tranquility into a den of police activity.