MARTA officer shoots ex-boyfriend after he attacked her on-duty, police say

ATLANTA — MARTA police are investigating domestic incident which led to a shooting involving a MARTA officer.

MARTA Police Chief Scott Kreher said at 9 p.m. Monday, one of the MARTA sergeants called the Five Points MARTA station for help regarding an incident she was involved in on Wall Street.

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Further investigation revealed that the MARTA officer and her ex-boyfriend, 38-year-old Clevean Lambert, were arguing, which then led to a fight.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says Lambert reached for the officer’s gun while it was in the holster. Once it was released, she shot him twice.

Lambert drove away, but was pulled over shortly after by police near Decatur Street.

He was arrested, then taken to Grady Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Chief Kreher said the officer was also taken to Grady Hospital with bruises to her body and face. He says she is being treated and she is in “good spirits.”

The MARTA officer was on-duty at the time of the domestic dispute.


“I just spoke to her. She’s in good spirits. She’s beat up pretty badly. Lots of bruising and cuts, but they’re checking her out ,” said Kreher.

Kreher said the GBI will investigate the shooting involving the MARTA officer and the suspect.

The GBI says Lambert remains in the ICU, but will face charges. The specific charges have not been released.

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