Police: Officer shot suspect who pulled gun


ATLANTA - Atlanta police say there was an officer-involved shooting in southwest Atlanta Thursday morning.

An officer was responding to a prowler call near the Family Dollar on the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive around 7 a.m. when he confronted a suspicious person, police said.

Police said the person pulled a gun and they exchanged gunfire.

The man was hit twice and taken to the hospital in critical, but stable, condition, police said.