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Man shot by police in NE Atlanta

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A man was shot by police in northeast Atlanta Friday evening.

According to a spokesperson with Atlanta police, the shooting occurred at the 400 block of Boulevard NE.

The man shot was 22-year-old Desmond Hunter, according to his mom. His mother said he was in Atlanta visiting friends and that police allegedly immobilized him with a stun gun and then shot him in the back.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.

Hunter was transported to Atlanta Medical Center.

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