JONESBORO, Ga. -- Two men were shot, one fatally, after a Wednesday night traffic stop.
Clayton County Police Officer Otis Willis III said five people in a car were pulled over by two officers on MountZion Road.
The officers discovered one person had an outstanding warrant and attempted to arrest him. Officer Willis said the suspect resisted and pulled out a gun.
Shots were exchanged, and the suspect was shot and killed. Willis said the suspect also accidentally shot the driver of the car.
Two of the other occupants of the car were arrested; the third fled the scene on foot.
The driver of the car is being treated at a localhospital. His condition is not available. Willis said one of the officers is being treated for injuries received in the altercation; he was not shot.
The GBI and Clayton County police are investigating the incident.