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Atlanta police investigating shooting involving officer


Atlanta police are investigating a shooting involving a police officer.

The shooting happened in the 900 block of Welch Street around 3:30 p.m.

Police told CBS Atlanta a narcotics officer was serving a warrant when he encountered a man with a gun.

Shots were fired and the suspect, who police have not named, was shot once.

The suspect was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in an unknown condition.

Officers were not injured.

Charges are pending an investigation. Several other people, also in the home, could face charges as well.

Officers recovered the weapon used in the shooting. They also found narcotics in the home. will have more information as it becomes available.

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