DeKalb County police officer fires shots at suspected thief - CBS46 News

DeKalb County police officer fires shots at suspected thief

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DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

DeKalb County police are searching for a man who they say was trying to steal an air conditioning unit.

Around 7 a.m. Friday, a DeKalb County police officer approached a man believed to be stealing an A/C unit at an apartment complex on Kensington Road.

Police said the man attempted to flee in his vehicle, dragging the officer 30 to 40 feet.

The officer fired one shot in the direction of the suspect.

The suspect drove the vehicle to the back of the apartment complex and fled on foot.

A search is now underway for the man.

CBSAtlanta.com will have more information as it becomes available.

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