“You’re in the arms of the Angel, may you find some comfort here.”
The Savannah Police Department (SPD) confirmed one officer has died after a shooting Saturday night near the 2300 block of Bull Street in Savannah, Ga. According to the Savannah Police Department, officers responded to the area of Bull Street around 8:10 p.m. to follow up on a previous robbery call. The officers located the suspect’s vehicle and tried to approach the car before shots were fired. During the shootout, Sgt. Kelvin Ansari, a 10-year veteran of SPD, was murdered and another officer was also injured. The other officer and the suspect were rushed to a local hospital where the suspect succumbed to his injuries. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate and further information will be released throughout the day.
Governor Brian Kemp was notified of the officer’s death and released the following statement this morning on Mother’s Day: “Last night, a Savannah Police Department officer was killed in the line of duty. Please keep the officer’s family, loved ones, and all of our LEOs in your thoughts and prayers.”
It’s time for our nation to wake up and realize blue lives matter. Daily, men and women in blue sacrifice all, so that we may live in peace.
Today, one mother of a hero, is mourning the loss of her son who gave his life protecting us. May he forever rest in peace in the arms of God.