• Police officer involved in deadly shooting at motel in Cobb County

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    COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Authorities are at the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting at a motel in Cobb County near Six Flags Over Georgia.

    Authorities told Channel 2 Action News that the shooting was reported at the Guest Inn on S Service Drive in Austell.

    According to police, officers were on routine patrol of the property when they smelled marijuana coming from a room.

    While police waited to get a warrant to enter the room, a man from the room tried to get away in a car. Two officers jumped into action and tried to get him to sop. During the struggle, police said, one of the officers shot the man.

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