Chattooga County sheriff’s officials say both officers were taken to area hospitals early Sunday morning. Authorities say they were treated and released the same day.
The Rome News-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/KDdtpl) that the Chattooga County officers had responded to a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex in Summerville when they were wounded.
Authorities say a 20-year-old Rome man was taken into custody and faces several charges, including three counts of aggravated assault on a police officer.
Summerville is about 85 miles northwest of Atlanta.