"(CNN) - Two police officers were shot in the line of duty in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, late Saturday, officials said.
"The two died from their wounds after being taken to a local hospital, CNN affiliate WDAM reported, citing Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict. It identified them as Benjamin J. Deen, 34, and Liquori Tate, 25.
"Police have apprehended both suspects, Marvin Banks and Curtis Banks, the local broadcaster reported.
"The two used a police vehicle to flee, which was later found abandoned, according to WDAM.
"'The men and women who go out every day to protect us, the men and women who go out every day to make sure that we are safe, were turned on tonight,' said Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree.
"'Thirty years ago is the last time this happened in Hattiesburg,' Dupree said. He vowed that the perpetrators of the attack would face justice."
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