MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has been shot southeast of Atlanta.
Henry County Deputy Police Chief Mike Ireland tells WSB-TV the wounded officer was being taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after the Thursday morning shooting. The officer’s condition wasn’t immediately known.
Henry County police were asking the public to avoid the area. They said in a tweet that the scene has been secured, and that there’s no risk to residents.