ATLANTA, Ga. -
Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting at the scene of a fire in SW Atlanta.
It happened on the 1500 block of Gordon Street. According to authorities, the fire broke out around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning.
When authorities arrived on scene, they were advised of a possible shooting next door and they responded. The male involved in the dispute began walking toward officials with a handgun -- authorities asked that he drop his weapon and they shot him when he refused.
SKYFOX captured Atlanta Police taking a person into custody, on the scene.
In addition, a firefighter was transported to Atlanta Medical after being overcome by heat while battling the fire.
The suspect has been transported to Grady Memorial Hospital.
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