Atlanta police probe officer-involved shooting - Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5

Atlanta police probe officer-involved shooting

Posted: Updated:

An investigation is underway following an officer-involved shooting in Midtown late on Tuesday night.

According to Atlanta police, the incident  happened during a party at 17th Street and West Peachtree Street. They say an off-duty officer working the event heard the shots and saw the gunman firing toward a group of people.
They say the officer confronted the gunman, and opened fire. The gunman ran to a vehicle and fled the scene.

Investigators say a man later turned up at Grady Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. It's unclear whether he was connected to the shooting.

Powered by WorldNow

1551 Briarcliff Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Main Number: (404) 875-5555
News Tips: (404) 898-0100

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices