Two robbers shot an off-duty Atlanta police officer in the early morning hours of Saturday, Sep. 1. The Atlanta-Journal Constitution published a story on their site, AJC.com.
The incident occurred in South Fulton in the 100 block of John Wesley Dobbs Ave. in northeast Atlanta. Per South Fulton Police Chief Keith Meadows, two suspects attempted to rob a couple of off-duty officers while the officers headed to their private vehicles.
Once officer got into a fight with the two suspects while the other officer grabbed his service weapon. A gunfight ensued where one of the suspect’s bullets hit the officer in the stomach and the officer shot both suspects in the arms and legs.
Atlanta Police spokesperson Jarius Daugherty said that emergency services took all three to a nearby hospital. All are in stable condition. Police Chief Meadows said he spoke to the shot officer on Saturday afternoon and that the officer, who will be okay, is in good spirits.
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