According to officials, the two Inmates who had been on the run after escaping a Georgia prison by killing two correctional officers of Georgia State, were captured in Tennessee. On Thursday, June 15th, officers spotted a vehicle that was wanted in a carjacking that occurred in Shelbyville, Tennessee.

The Pursuit:

After calling in other officers, officers pursued the vehicle on Interstate 24, reaching speeds of 100 mph. Along with the high speeds, two Sheriff's Office's vehicles were shot at by the suspects. The chase of the two suspects soon came to an end when the vehicle they had carjacked crashed, causing them to flee into the woods.

They then attempted to steal a second car from a home, but were held at gunpoint by this homeowner. This homeowner and his neighbor held the two suspects until authorities arrived and were able to successfully capture them.

The Public:

After their escape on Tuesday, in Putnam County, Georgia, Sheriff Howard Sills said that The Public was in grave danger and the whereabouts of the inmates were unknown. As the days since the escape, the manhunt for the inmates intensified, along with the FBI calling for the public's help in tracking down the inmates. An award for the inmates on information leading to their arrest had climbed to $130,000. Fortunately, the authorities received a great deal of help from the armed homeowners who were able to hold the inmates at gunpoint before they could further increase the danger of their presence in the area.

One inmate, Donnie Russel Rowe, is serving life without parole for armed robbery. Ricky Dubose, the other inmate, was also serving time for an armed robbery. The two were considered to be friends in prison and shared a cell together. They may have been planning on escaping, but the bus ride they were on Tuesday morning was not a scheduled event of which they were aware.

As for the correctional officers, the two men who were unfortunately killed were Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue, hired in 2009 and 2007 respectively. It is currently unclear if it was Dubose or Rowe who shot the two Georgia State Correctional Officers. In a statement released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, they said, "Both officers were known for their unwavering commitment to their job and their love of family."

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had tweeted earlier that the two men were in custody.