Shots fired, Atlanta officer injured as police chase suspect

ATLANTA — An Atlanta police officer was injured Wednesday afternoon during the pursuit of a suspect in the same area where a security guard was shot and killed Monday.

Witnesses also reported hearing gunfire and saw officers with K9s running.

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Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes was on Cleveland Ave., where police said a person ran from officers and led them on a foot chase through the woods.

On Monday, Anthony Frazier, 51, was shot and killed outside a restaurant in the exact same area.

Police would not say if the chase and Frazier’s death were connected. So far, no one has been taken into custody in either crime.

Witnesses told Fernandes that said they saw shell casings on the ground.

Fernandes talked to three independent sources, who all said the chase was related to Monday night’s fatal shooting.

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The officer sustained a knee injury, though police have not revealed how or the officer’s condition.

It’s unclear if anyone has been taken into custody.