Officer opens fire on suspect driving toward them in pickup truck, police say

ATLANTA — Atlanta police say they are investigating a shooting incident involving one of their own police officers.

Police told Channel 2 Action News that officers were investigating someone wanted for a possible armed robbery along Campbellton Road around 8 p.m. Tuesday, when the suspect and another person started running from police.

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Officers said they were able to detain one of the suspects, but another hopped into a black pickup truck and started driving toward at least one of the officers.

That’s when investigators said the officer opened fire. It is unclear at this time if the suspect was hit.

We’re continuing to talk to police about the incident and the search for the suspect throughout the day on Channel 2 Action News