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Officer shoots suspect in Buckhead

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Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Buckhead.

The incident occurred at the 3300 block of Peachtree Road just before 2 p.m.

According to police, they received calls of two "snatch and grab" attempted robberies in Buckhead shopping district earlier on Wednesday.  

An officer attempted to confront a man allegedly acting suspicious on a bicycle when a struggle erupted. The man allegedly pointed a weapon at the officer's head, according to Major Darryl Tolleson of the Atlanta Police Department. The officer opened fire, striking the man several times.

Authorities said that they recovered a gun near the bicycle, according to Atlanta Police Office John Chafee.

No officers were injured and the suspect was transported to the hospital in stable condition, Chafee said.

As is routine, the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrativ

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