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ALAMO, Ga. – The man accused of shooting and killing a Georgia police officer during his first shift was taken into custody on Sunday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed.

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Update 9:14 p.m. EDT Oct. 10, 2021: The GBI characterized the ambush-style shooting of Harrison as an act of retaliation for an earlier arrest of a known acquaintance of the suspected shooter, WSB-TV reported.

According to the bureau, Harrison stopped a man for a traffic violation Friday evening across the street from the police department. When the drive refused to provide his name or ID, a physical altercation ensued; the driver pushed Harrison; and Harrison used his stun gun to subdue the driver as he placed him under arrest.

The man arrested was identified by the GBI as a known associate of Damien Anthony Ferguson, whom investigators identified Sunday afternoon as a suspect in Harrison’s slaying. Ferguson is being charged with both Harrison’s murder and aggravated stalking linked to a prior, unrelated domestic incident, WSB-TV reported.

Original report: Damien Anthony Ferguson, 43, was arrested in connection with the early Saturday morning shooting that killed Dylan Harrison, a part-time officer with the Alamo Police Department, WMAZ reported.

Harrison, a husband and father of a 6-month-old, reported for his first shift with the department on Friday, WSB-TV reported.

According to WMAZ, Harrison was killed outside the police station at around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Natalie Ammons with the GBI confirmed to the TV station that Harrison was also a full-time Oconee Task Force agent out of Eastman.

According to the bureau, Ferguson may also go by the name Luke Ferguson, WMAZ reported.

Check back for updates to this developing story.