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Atlanta officer allegedly shot by security guard on Marietta Street

Atlanta officer allegedly shot by security guard on Marietta Street
Written by Arindam
Atlanta officer allegedly shot by security guard on Marietta Street

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – An Atlanta Police Department officer is recovering in the hospital after being shot while responding to a burglary on Marietta Street. Police believe the shooter was a security guard.

It happened just after 6 a.m. Thursday after police were called to reports of a burglary at an upscale men’s boutique called A Ma Maniere.

Police tell CBS46 during the investigation, a shot was fired, striking one of the officers on scene. Another officer applied a tourniquet, and a convoy of police vehicles escorted the injured officer, a 4-year veteran of the police department, to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Details surrounding the shooting or why the security reportedly fired at the officer remain limited. Police are investigating both the alleged burglary and the shooting on Marietta Street.

CBS46 is at the scene and will have the latest details on this developing story.

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