SNELLVILLE, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after Snellville police said one of its officers shot a suspect at a gas station.
The shooting happened at the Speedway off the corner of Stone Mountain Highway and Highpoint Road.
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Snellville police said it responded around 4 a.m. to calls of a suspect with a gun.
When officers arrived, police said one of them tried to talk to the man, who they say pulled out his gun.
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The officer fired at the man and hit him, according to investigators. An ambulance took the suspect to a local hospital. His condition has not been released.
Investigators said they found the man’s gun at the scene. Police said the officer had a minor injury. The news release did not say what the injury was.
The gas station remains blocked as the investigation continues.
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