Police officer involved in deadly shooting at motel in Cobb County

Police officer involved in deadly shooting at motel in Cobb County

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.

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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.

Shooting at motel in Cobb County

UPDATE: We've confirmed this is an officer-involved shooting. ----- Police are at the scene of a deadly shooting at a motel in Cobb County near Six Flags Over Georgia. (WHAT WE KNOW - 2wsb.tv/2J6kCSj)

Posted by WSB-TV on Tuesday, April 17, 2018