GBI called to investigate officer-involved shooting in Atlanta - CBS46 News

GBI called to investigate officer-involved shooting in Atlanta

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Atlanta.

The shooting occurred Saturday evening at 9 p.m. in the 2800 block of Hapeville Road SW.

Officers were responding to a suspicious person call. When they arrived on the scene, the suspect was sitting on the porch with a handgun.

As officers approached the suspect attempted to flee. During the pursuit an  officer fired his service weapon and struck the suspect.

A spokesperson with the Atlanta Police Department told CBS46 the suspect was hit, and the officer involved was not injured.

The suspect was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Concluding the GBI investigation the case will be turned over to the Fulton County District Attorney's Office for review.

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