• Two carjacking suspects arrested following officer-involved shooting

    By: Rikki Klaus


    ATLANTA - Several law enforcement agencies are investigating a chase and shooting that left a 16-year-old suspect shot.

    Atlanta police say an officer shot the carjacking suspect in the leg.

    The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Atlanta police say two carjackers stole a Chevrolet Tahoe in southwest Atlanta.

    A half-hour later, officers discovered the SUV and followed it to the intersection of Interstate 285 and Lake Mirror Road.


    Police said the suspects drove through the intersection without a light, crashed into a new Mercedes and jumped out.

    Investigators said they ran after the suspects onto I-285.

    Police will not say why at this point, but do confirm one Atlanta police officer fired his gun. They said one bullet struck a 16-year-old suspect's leg.

    Both suspects are in custody. Charges are pending.

    The suspects will eventually be transported to the Clayton County Jail.

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