by: Mike Petchenik Updated:
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - An Alpharetta police officer shot during a routine traffic stop has been released from the hospital, police said Monday.
Griselda Cervantes, of Woodstock, was pulling out of a check-cashing business on Alpharetta Street as the chase wound through downtown Roswell.
"I heard (an) explosion," she told Channel 2's Mike Petchenik.
Police said that sound was gunfire from Hicks' weapon. One of the bullets pierced her
Cervantes said the bullet is now lodged in her back, and doctors haven't decided whether to remove it.
"My child is fine," she said. "I'm fine."
Police haven't released a motive for Hicks' alleged rampage. Neighbors told Channel 2 Action News Hicks kept to himself. Court documents showed his homeowners association in Marietta was going after him for unpaid dues, and a missing person's report from last year described him as
A woman who answered the door at a relative's home Monday declined to comment.