Officer Shoots Woman During Traffic Stop


ATLANTA,None - A woman is in the hospital after an Atlanta police officer shot her during a traffic stop, investigators said.

According to investigators, police pulled over a gold Grand Am early Saturday that matched a description of a car involved in a shooting at a club on University Avenue hours before. During the traffic stop, the officer felt threatened and fired three shots into the car, hitting the victim in the back of the shoulder, police said.

Police said the driver flashed a gun during the traffic stop.

The victim then drove off and police chased her to Dodson Drive where they caught and arrested her, police said.

The victim was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital and is facing multiple charges.

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