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Smyrna police officer involved in shooting

7:54 PM, Feb 12, 2013   |    comments
(AP file)
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SMYRNA, Ga. -- A Smyrna police officer working a traffic stop on Park Road was involved in a shooting late Tuesday afternoon.

The officer radioed for a second unit after the stop at about 5 p.m. That same officer then said shots had been fired. A brief pursuit took place along Park Road, Spring Road and ended on Glenroy Drive, after a collision between the officer's car and the suspect's vehicle.

Police said several other vehicles were also involved in the incident.

Officials said the officer was not hurt, and the suspect was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound.

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