UPDATE (CBS46) — The man who was killed during an incident with a Molena Police Department reserve police officer in downtown Atlanta has been identified as 25-year-old Jamon Darryl McCall of Lithonia.
Also, police say they are not sure if the woman who was in the car with the man who was killed was hit by gunfire.
The injured officer is currently stable.
UPDATE (CBS46) -- A man is dead and another, who GBI says is a Molena Police Department reserve police officer, is in the hospital after being shot in the neck.
Atlanta police responded to reports of shots fired along Luckie Street at around 9:52 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers found the body of a man who appeared to have been shot and killed. A woman was also found to have been grazed by a bullet. She was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.
Around the same time, an off-duty Molena police officer, who GBI says was working with a parking enforcement company at the time of the incident, arrived at Grady Hospital with a gunshot wound to the neck.
A preliminary investigation reveals the officer was apparently sitting in his patrol vehicle when he was allegedly approached by a man with a firearm who shot at him. The officer returned fire, killing the man.
OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING: GBI is now investigating a shooting along Lucky Street in downtown ATL as an officer involved shooting. They say a suspect shot an off duty Molena Police Officer overnight. Tune into @cbs46 right now for the latest.https://t.co/i2pOwplkXL pic.twitter.com/yh6wvpx18x— Tori Cooper (@toricoooper) October 26, 2021
GBI agents on scene would later find the man who died in possession of a firearm.
Atlanta Police Homicide Investigators and GBI are investigating.
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ATLANTA (CBS46) — Police activity has been reported in downtown Atlanta.
Street closures are in effect. Drivers should avoid the area.
Police may be investigating a shooting involving a retired officer from another jurisdiction. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.