Atlanta police search for man who fired at officer

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ATLANTA - An Atlanta neighborhood is closed off as police search for a gunman who fired at an officer.

Atlanta police said an officer tried to stop a man on a bicycle around 10 a.m. in the area of Princess Avenue. Police said the man did not cooperate and got off his bike and went behind a home. The officer then heard gunshots and took cover, police said.

Police ask that people avoid Oakland Avenue between Oakland Terrace and Wilmington Avenue, and Avon Avenue between Indale and Princess avenues.

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